We're using a yardstick to a developed country to measure China, a developing country.
1. Millions have been saved from starving in the last 25 or so years in China. Food is #1 in human rights, a roof over the head and clothes to keep them warm is second and then followed by freedom.
2. My classmate wondered why the West fighting against child labor while his only meal for the day was the compensation from working as a child labor.