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Story Publication logo October 2, 2007

Restaveks: Child Slaves of Haiti


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Child slaves make up about 10 percent of the youth population in Haiti. Driven out of economic...

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As featured on Foreign Exchange with Fareed Zakaria.

As part of its special coverage on the earthquake tragedy in Haiti, ABC's 20/20 aired footage from Carmen Russell and Dane Liu's documentary, "Restaveks: Child Slaves of Haiti" 1/15/2010 at 10pm.

The film explores the lives of children who, due to economic depravity, are forced to leave their families and abandon their education to work as indentured servants.


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