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Yemen eyes to end child labour

New campaign underway to get over a million children out of the country's workforce.

Last Modified: 17 Jun 2013 07:35
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Yemen's government is vowing to put an end to child labour.

There are more than a million child workers in the country who are mostly forced into work because of extreme poverty.

Al Jazeera's Caroline Malone reports.

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