Working Children in Africa

A girl performs domestic labor in a rural Mauritanian encampment. The International Labor Organization estimates there are at least 10 million working children in African alone.

In Sierra Leone children work in diamond mines instead of going to school. No one seems to know how many children are working in these mines.

In Sanguie, Nayala, Kossi, and other parts of West Africa, children mostly under the age of 14 work outside the home.

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