Poverty Forces Children to Work Illegally in Pakistan

Despite laws in Pakistan that prohibit child labor in hazardous jobs, millions of children continue to work in order to put food on the table. According to the International Labor Organization, many of these children work in harsh and often dangerous conditions.

Like millions of other children in Pakistan, Mohsin left school at 13 to work to help feed his family. His father is paralyzed.
“My father has been sick, and we had nothing to eat at home. So I had to work because of the …

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