Kids at work

Lord, Lewis
August 1992
U.S. News & World Report;8/3/92, Vol. 113 Issue 5, p14
Reports that a new United Nations' International Labor Organization (ILO) survey concluded last week that hundreds of millions of kids are overworked and exploited. One of every five gold production workers in Peru is a child; Many of Colombia's domestic servants are 11- or 12-year-old girls; The high costs of child labor; Sickness and disease harming children; HIV infections are threatening child prostitutes; The Third World has no monopoly on child-labor abuses.


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