PHOTOS: In China, rural elderly are being left behind
At this construction site in a new residential development zone outside Shanghai’s city center, women work, eat and live together.
July 2, 2013Ou Mei, a 45-year-old migrant construction worker, shields her face from dust during a shift at a residential construction site in the Jiading district of suburban Shanghai. The construction site is part of a developing residential area about 19 miles from the city center. About a third of China's millions of rural-urban migrant workers are women.Aly Song/Reuters