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Four pictures of child labourers in different parts of the world
Child Labour
About 211 million children aged from five to 14 are at work around the world, according to Unicef, despite being too young to do so under international standards. Most of them are not considered to be victims of forced labour. The ILO estimates that between five and six million children are forced labourers (40-50% of the total). Some of them are born into bondage, others are sold by their parents or abducted - they work in agriculture, industry, domestic work and the sex trade.


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