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Life In Debt

Brick kilns in India employ more than 23 million workers, many of them that migrate for work in Brick kilns from other states. When they don't work in kilns, they often work in agricultural fields. Slavery practices in both of these sectors are endemic, with many families falling victim to debt-bondage. That's why their children also work and cannot go to school. Here the children are working and helping the man to gather coal for baking clay bricks in a brick kiln.

TAGS: Brick, India, Shovel

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© Natasha Mandal.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2018
Total Views: 15
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2018, 2:01 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Focal Length: 35mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO125
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PHOTO LOCATION Bankura, India