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Audio slideshow: Haiti's slave children

Each year in Haiti, more than a quarter of a million children from the poorest families end up in virtual slavery - after their parents give them away to people who promise their sons and daughters a better life.

Reporter Mike Thomson met some of the so called 'restavek' youngsters, and other children with disabilities. He discovered there are organisations in Haiti trying to offer both groups a better future.

Photographs and audio by Mike Thomson.
Slideshow production by Paul Kerley. Publication date 3 December 2009.


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