Today's labouring children or tomorrow's leaders?

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They say children are tomorrow's future, whilst this is true we forget that in order for the leaders of the future to grow and develop into great leaders they are still children who, need to experience the highs and lows of childhood; experience life as it is expected and explained to all of us.

Everyday children in impoverished circumstances wake up in search of ways to earn money. In most instances they resort to prostitution, factory work, farming and criminal activities in order to put food on the table.

By Rothna Begum | 20 July 2011