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Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Child labor on the rise in Egypt as unemployment rate increases

Child labor is growing in Egypt as children work to support their families amidst an increasing unemployment rate, Rahul Radhakrishnan writes for TRT World. The piece included a video report (runtime 1:45) in which a child tuktuk driver says he works to fund his education. At least 1.6 mn children work in Egypt, according to a 2014 study cited by the report.

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