Afghan Rag Pickers Sift Garbage For Salvageable Material


An Afghan Pashtun boy, who said he was forced from the troubled... News PhotoAfghanistan,Bestof,Boys,Child,Conflict,Day,Garbage,Garbage Dump,Horizontal,Human Interest,Kabul,Looking,Pashtun,People,Recycling,Scavenging,Taliban,Threats,Topics,Topix,WorriedPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesKABUL, AFGHANISTAN - NOVEMBER 14: An Afghan Pashtun boy, who said he was forced from the troubled province of Baglan due to threats from the Taliban, looks on as he winds up for the day after scavenging for recyclables at a garbage dump site on November 14, 2012 in Kabul, Afghanistan. Children working at the garbage site in Kabul said they can make up to 90 Afghans (USD $1.75) per day collecting cans and other recyclable materials for sale. If they were to stay and work in their home province, with limited options for employment, and join the Police or Army, the Taliban threatened they would come for them and their families, they said. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)