Child labor in Bangladesh (15 photos)

In the world of labor is used 165 million. Children aged 5 to 14 years, of which 74 million. Engaged in work that may be dangerous. Compared to other continents, child labor is most heavily used in Asian countries. Despite the fact that over the past six years, the number of minors working here fell by almost 5 million. People still 122 million. Children and adolescents aged 5 to 14 years are engaged in commerce or in the production. Among the "leaders" in the use of child labor are such countries as Nepal, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

Extreme poverty and economic difficulties are forcing Bangladeshi children to look for work to help their families. (REUTERS PICTURES)

According to the report of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF), 33 million children under 18 living in Bangladesh, which is about 56 per cent of the child population currently live below the international poverty line, which is defined as income in the $ 1. US per person per day. (REUTERS PICTURES)

In the picture - underage workers brickworks spread bricks for drying. Bricks are made by hand here. (REUTERS PICTURES)


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