29 Aug '13, 4pm

More child-labor news to give you the sads

More child-labor news to give you the sads

Children as young as eight are risking their lives daily by working in Tanzania’s small-scale gold mines, according to a new report from Human Rights Watch . The global watchdog’s document, released Wednesday, describes the plight of thousands of child laborers who dig and drill deep, unstable pits, work underground in shifts of up to 24 hours, and transport heavy bags of gold ore for Africa’s fourth-largest gold producer. Children who work in mining face the constant threat of injury from pit collapses and accidents with tools, as well as long-term damage from exposure to mercury , breathing dust, and carrying heavy loads.

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/childrens-lives-are-at-risk-in-t...

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