Bangladesh slum children drop out of school for full-time work

The school enrolment ratio in slums is 10 percent lower than the nationwide average.

    Thousands of children living in the slums of Bangladesh are dropping out of school.

    About one in six children between the ages of six and 14 are not receiving any form of education.

    Most of them work full-time to provide for their families.

    Al Jazeera's Tanvir Chowdhury reports from Dhaka.


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