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Zambia: Lead Contamination Imperils Children

Expand Three girls play the game isolo on the ground in the lead-affected township of Waya in Kabwe. Soil is the main source of lead exposure in Kabwe. © 2018 Zama Neff/Human Rights Watch (Johannesburg) – Lead exposure around a former lead and zinc mine in Zambia is having disastrous effects on children’s health, Human Rights Watch said today. The Zambian government should promptly clean up the contamination and ensure proper treatment for all who need it. August 23, 2019 Report “We Have to Be Worried” The Impact of Lead Contamination on Children’s Rights in Kabwe, Zambia Download the…

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