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Resource August 24, 2016

Meet the Journalists: Ann Hermes and Michael Holtz

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Brick making across India and Nepal has long relied on bonded and child labor. What will it take to...

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Young boys stack bricks inside the Rakta Kali brick kiln. As many as 60,000 children work in brick kilns across Nepal. Image by Ann Hermes. India, 2016.
Young boys stack bricks inside the Rakta Kali brick kiln. As many as 60,000 children work in brick kilns across Nepal. Image by Ann Hermes. India, 2016.

The brick-making industry in South Asia has long relied on child and bonded labor. Over the course of two weeks, Michael Holtz and Ann Hermes visited dozens of kilns in Nepal and India to hear the stories of the people who work at them. They also met activists pushing to reform the industry.

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