12 jan 2023
In Nepal, over a million young children are working, many in brick factories. 11-year-old Arvind has been working for the past three years making around $1.75 a day.
The law strictly prohibits the employment of children under the age of 14, and is a crime punishable by a year of imprisonment and a fine. Yet around 10 percent of the workers in brick factories are underaged.
VICE World News Sahar Zand speaks with child laborers, their parents, and a factory owner to find out why these children are working.
10 jan. 2013