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Child Labor in Nepal’s Brick Kilns

Two young boys stading in-front of a brick making machine.Heavy lifting is a way of life in Nepal. But the 250,000 workers — many of them children — manning the Himalayan country’s brick kilns suffer on a different level, toiling in terrible conditions and earning less than one cent per brick. In collaboration with the Christian Science Monitor, special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on efforts to reform Nepal’s critical brick making industry.


 

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