Suffer the little children

Venter, Al J.; Lancaster, Pat
May 2000
Middle East;May2000, Issue 301, p43
Focuses on the plight of child workers around the world. Comparison of retail price of products manufactured at sweatshops to the wages given to the child workers; Exploitation in the form of bonded labor and child prostitution.


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