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Philippines: Child Labor and Gold Mining

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Consumer demand for gold and the poor economy in many developing countries have led to an increase...

The islands of the Philippines are rich in gold, producing more than 31 metric tons in 2011 to rank 18th in world production. More than half of that gold comes from small-scale mines. It is in these mines that you will find the children.

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