Child labor promotes abuse in Afghanistan

Author: Waslat Hasrat-Nazimi, DW Akademie , Published on: 20 November 2012

Experts say the increase in sexual abuse against children in Afghanistan is due to a lax judicial system that fails to prosecute pedophiles. They also attribute it to a system that allows child labor...In Afghanistan, it is not uncommon to see children as young as three years old selling goods on streets or working in brick factories...

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