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The Necessary Evil Of Syrian Child Labour In Lebanon

"To be realistic, we cannot just eliminate child labour."

05/05/2017 20:43

Child labour amongst Syrian refugees is rife. From begging, manual - and often dangerous - labour, or searching for scrap metal on the streets, children as young as six are having to help provide for their families.

But the solution isn’t as easy as simply wiping it out; for many Syrian parents, the income their children bring in is the only way they are able to afford rent and food.

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