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These 20 Images Of Child Labor Will Make You Speechless

These 20 Images Of Child Labor Will Make You Speechless

Though over a decade ago the International Labor Organization (ILO) named June 12 World Day Against Child Labor, there are still millions of children throughout the world who are employed illegally.They miss out on education and the joy that should make up a happy childhood.

Child labor is mentally, physically and emotionally draining, and in extreme cases can be classed as enslavement.

Below are 20 images of child labor taken around the world. What they do for a living will make you speechless…

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    Shaheen, 10, works at an aluminium factory. Taken in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on November 16, 2009.

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      Masud, 6, collects spare vehicle parts in Dholaikhal, Dhaka, Bangladesh, on February 29, 2012.

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        Naginah Sadiq, 5, works in a brick factory collecting clay in Islamabad, Pakistan, on June 12, 2012.

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          Taken in Lad Rymbai, in the district of Jaintia Hills, India on April 16, 2011. Many local parents refuse to let their children go to school despite the fact they provide free tuition.

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            Takenin Chheuteal village, Kandal province, Cambodia, on May 2, 2011. This girl dries bricks for a brick factory.

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              Takenin Khartoum, Sudan, on September 17, 2011. Like many people in the Darfur region, this boy makes money by forming mud blocks.

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                Taken in New Delhi, India, on June 12, 2012. This young boy is cleaning bike parts, possibly to sell.

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                  Taken in Dhaka, on April 19, 2012. Another young boy works in an aluminium factory. It’s thought that over 6 million children under the age of 14 in Bangladesh work.

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                    Jacques Monkotan, 4, works in an excavation site in Dassa-Zoume, Benin, on February 25, 2007.

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                      Takenin NayPyiTaw, Burma on December 6, 2011. This young girl carries cement needed for a new hotel.

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                        Czoton, 7, is employe at a balloon factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on November 23, 2009.

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                          Hazrat, 7, works at a brick factory inJalalabad, Afghanistan.

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                            Rustam, 10, works in an aluminium factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. 25 other children work with him for 12 hours a day.

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                              This child is an illegal immigrant who collects plastic at a rubbish dump in Mae Sot, Thailand.

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                                This child arranges bricks on the outskirts of Herat, Afghanistan.

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                                  Another young child works in a rubbish dump in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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                                    Issa, 10, works in a weapons factory for the Free Syrian Army in Aleppo.

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                                      Numerous children refill cigarettes with locally grown tobacco in the Haragach in Rangpur district, Bangladesh.

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                                        This child is looking for recyclable plastic in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

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                                          Paulo Henrique Felix da Silveira, 9, scavenged in theSaramandaia slum in Recife, Brazil. A 2010 study found that 3.6% of the 20,166 people who collect rubbish are aged 10 – 17.

                                          Featured photo credit: Reuters/Andrew Biraj via theatlantic.com

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                                          50+ Best Motivational Quotes To Prepare You For Any Challenges In Life

                                          50+ Best Motivational Quotes To Prepare You For Any Challenges In Life

                                          Life is filled with highs and lows —happiness and struggles that will test your resilience and integrity, push you to overcome challenges and leave you with lessons that will make you even stronger on your way up.

                                          It’s the way you feel and think about yourself, including your expectations and beliefs about what is possible to you, greatly determines everything that happens to you.

                                          It all starts with your thoughts. When you change your thoughts, you transform the quality of your life. (Right, Nancy’s story is a typical example!)

                                          Below is a list of the best motivational quotes to inspire you to start your day with a blast:

                                          Quotes for self-assurance

                                          1. Don’t downgrade your dream just to fit your reality, upgrade your conviction to match your destiny.

                                            2. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.

                                              3. You are confined only by the walls you build yourself.

                                                4. The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others

                                                  5. You attract what you are, not what you want. If you want great, then be great.

                                                    6. It’s not who you are that holds you behind, it’s who you think your are not.

                                                      Quotes about positivity

                                                      7. Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and think of what could go right.

                                                        8. You should never regret anything in life. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it is experience.

                                                          9. Falling down is an accident, staying down is a choice.

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                                                            10. If you have the power to make someone happy, do it. The world needs more of that.

                                                              11. Always believe that something wonderful is about to happen.

                                                                12. Don’t be afraid to give up the good and go for great.

                                                                  13. Remember that life’s greatest lessons are usually learned from worst times and from the worst mistakes.

                                                                    Quotes for work and success

                                                                    14. Don’t talk, just act. Don’t say, just show. Don’t promise, just prove.

                                                                      15. Never stop doing great just because someone doesn’t give you credit.

                                                                        16. Discipline is doing what needs to be done, even if you don’t want to.

                                                                          17. Work while they sleep. Learn while they party. Save while they spend. Live like they dream.

                                                                            18. The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire, not things we fear.

                                                                              19. Never apologize for having high standards, people who really want to be in your life will rise to meet them.

                                                                                20. If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.

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                                                                                  21. Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it, time will pass anyway.

                                                                                    22. Don’t fear failure. Fear being in the exact same place next year as you are today.

                                                                                      23. A hill is just another opportunity to leave your competition behind.

                                                                                        24. Don’t quit. You’re already in pain. You’re already hurt. Get a reward from it.

                                                                                          25. Hustle until you no longer need to introduce yourself.

                                                                                            26. You didn’t come this far only to come this far.

                                                                                              27. Be selective in your battles for sometimes peace is better than being right.

                                                                                                28 If we keep doing what we are doing, we’re going to keep getting what we’re getting.

                                                                                                  29. You will never know your limits until you push yourself to them.

                                                                                                    30. Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do.

                                                                                                      31. The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there.

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                                                                                                        32. If your dreams don’t scare you, they are not big enough.

                                                                                                          33. If you can’t handle stress, you won’t manage success.

                                                                                                            34. Don’t be pushed by your problems, be led by your dreams.

                                                                                                              35. Don’t mistake silence for weakness. Smart people don’t plan big moves out loud.

                                                                                                                36. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

                                                                                                                  37. Obsessed is the word the lazy use to describe dedicated.

                                                                                                                    38. You become who you spend your time with.

                                                                                                                      39. Be stubborn about your goals and flexible about your methods.

                                                                                                                        40. Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.

                                                                                                                          41. If you don’t build your dreams, someone else will hire you to build theirs.

                                                                                                                            42. Between stimulus and response is our greatest power –the freedom to choose.

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                                                                                                                              43. What comes easy won’t last, what lasts won’t come easy.

                                                                                                                                44. Don’t limit your challenges, challenge your limits.

                                                                                                                                  45. Work until your idols become your rivals.

                                                                                                                                    Quotes about money

                                                                                                                                    46. Formal education will make you a living. Self-education will make you a fortune.

                                                                                                                                      47. I create new enemies every day, it’s called business.

                                                                                                                                        48. When you have a Million Dollar vision, don’t surround yourself with 1 cent minds.

                                                                                                                                          49. You can’t get rich thinking poor.

                                                                                                                                            50. Doing what is comfortable is rarely profitable.

                                                                                                                                              51. If you can count your money, work harder.

                                                                                                                                                If you find yourself feeling lost and frustrated, it’s never too late to change things up. Check out this guide:

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