From war to sweatshop for Syria's child refugees

06 May 2016
Source: 
The Guardian

The Guardian reports on how many of Syria's children who have fled the conflict in their country, end up working in sweatshops in Turkey. The article contains a video and pictures showing the life of these young boys working in a sweatshop.  One of the young boys, Hamza, is a 13 year-old boy from Syria who, according to his boss, makes up to 400 shoes a day. As unacceptable as it is to have children working rather than studying, the alternative can be much worse, with many children being recruited as soldiers in their country's civil war.

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