Child labor is not an aberration, it is a cruel statistic: today, globally, more than 200 million children are working in different labor-intensive jobs like hand-rolling cigarettes, coffee and tea picking, mining, etc. What is worse, a large number of them are aged less than 10, and they get paid a pittance! They didn’t have a choice – poverty and exploitation have forced them to lose their childhood almost as soon it begins.
This hard-hitting infographic shares some vital details about the pan-global practice of child labor and the many health hazards the young children face.
The Cost of Child Labor:
Infographic by – Compassion International