Child labour in Iran: can laws help them?

A new bill being discussed in parliament would overhaul Iran’s child protection laws to better protect kids from abuse.

    Iranian politicians are debating laws to reduce the number of children forced to work to support their impoverished families.

    But will laws be enough to set up programmes to help these children?

     

    Al Jazeera’s Zein Basravi reports from Tehran.


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