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Cambodia's children toil to feed families
Despite labour laws, children still work to support families in poverty stricken country.
Last Modified: 04 Aug 2012 08:06

Cambodia has been praised for its attempts to crack down on child labour.

But in a country where a third of people live below the poverty line - many children still work to ensure their families have enough to eat.

Al Jazeera's Steve Chao reports from Kandal in Cambodia.

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