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Child labour on the rise amid Syria conflict

Many families, desperate for money, have turned to their children for help.

Last Modified: 17 May 2013 20:56
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Children are among the most vulnerable to the effects of the conflict in Syria.

Many families, desperate for money, have turned to their children for help.

But child labour is not a new problem in Syria. The UN says around five percent of children were working, even before the war started.

Al Jazeera’s Caroline Malone reports.

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