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What Congress can do to end child labor in the US

Expand A young girl ties tobacco leaves onto sticks to prepare them for curing in East Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara. © 2015 Marcus Bleasdale for Human Rights Watch Young girls in Morocco work 18 hours a day as maids for wealthy employers. Boys in Ghana carry heavy sacks at mining sites, and children in Indonesia get sick working in tobacco fields. For these and millions of other children, child labor jeopardizes their education, their health and safety, and their futures. But child labor doesn’t happen only abroad. In the United States, labor laws allow children to work in agriculture at much…

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