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Resource ID: #13255
Subject: Children
Source: Atlantic Monthly


Pakistan has recently passed laws greatly limiting child labor and indentured servitude--but those laws are universally ignored and some 11 million children, aged four to fourteen, keep the country's factories operating. Children entering the work force often compete with adults, sometimes their parents, for what little work is available. Working conditions are often brutal and squalid. (February 1996)

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