INDIA-MINING-CHILDREN-LABOUR : News Photo

INDIA-MINING-CHILDREN-LABOUR

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TO GO WITH: India-mining-children-labour,FEATURE; by Ammu Kannampilly In this photograph taken on January 30, 2013, a child takes care of her sibling as she stands near a hut her parents call home near coal mine shafts in Rymbai village in the northeastern state of Meghalaya. Child labour is officially illegal in India, with several state laws making the employment of anyone under 18 in a hazardous industry a non-bailable offence. Meghalaya, however, has traditionally been exempt due to its special status as a northeastern state with a significant tribal population. According to the Shillong-based non-profit, Impulse NGO Network, some 70,000 children are currently employed in Meghalaya's mines, with several thousand more working at coal depots. AFP PHOTO/ Roberto Schmidt (Photo credit should read ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
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TO GO WITH: India-mining-children-labour,FEATURE; by Ammu Kannampilly In this photograph taken on January 30, 2013, a child takes care of her sibling as she stands near a hut her parents call home near coal mine shafts in Rymbai village in the northeastern state of Meghalaya. Child labour is officially illegal in India, with several state laws making the employment of anyone under 18 in a hazardous industry a non-bailable offence. Meghalaya, however, has traditionally been exempt due to its special status as a northeastern state with a significant tribal population. According to the Shillong-based non-profit, Impulse NGO Network, some 70,000 children are currently employed in Meghalaya's mines, with several thousand more working at coal depots. AFP PHOTO/ Roberto Schmidt (Photo credit should read ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
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