Child Labor in Aluminium Factory

There is no statistics available to determine the exact ratio of adults and children, but it seems around 30-50% workers are children. They don’t have any other options other than work for money and help their family. Before banning child labor, the government needs to develop economic conditions first. đź“·: Mohammad Ponir Hossain/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Child Labor in Aluminium Factory

IMRAN is a 13 years old boy from the Patuakhali district who works in an aluminum factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. This kind of factory work is very common in Bangladesh where different kinds of pot and jars are made from aluminum. Among the workers, many are children under the age of 15. Photo by Mohammad Ponir Hossain/NurPhoto via Getty Images


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The Search for Prized Fungus on the Tibetan…

The search for prized fungus on the Tibetan Plateau đź“·: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images

The Search for Prized Fungus on the Tibetan…

Demand in China alone has created a booming economy for what Tibetans call yartsa gunbu, or summer grass, winter worm, which sells for up to $50,000 US per pound. Photo: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images


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