Children in the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh, are forfeiting education to work an average of 64 hours a week mostly in the garment industry, according to a new report released Wednesday.
Samina, an 8-year-old Afghan girl, hasn’t been to school since she was forced to return home with her family from Pakistan. She spends each day at a dusty, dirty brick kiln near the eastern city of Jalalabad, making bricks with her father to help repay the money the family borrowed to pay the truck driver who brought them across the border.
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