Indian firms defy child labour ban

Despite 24-year ban, child labour in India continues with millions at work.

    Millions of children in India work, instead of attending school.

    Although the practice has been banned by the government for 24 years, it still continues in many regions.

    Al Jazeera's Prerna Suri travelled to Mirzapur, India's carpet heartland where thousands of children have been denied a normal childhood.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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