Pandemic driving children back to work, jeopardizing gains
Across the developing world, two decades of gains against child labor are eroding. Instead of going to school, children in Kenya are grinding rocks in quarries. But children commonly work around school to help their families get by. Under their mother’s watchful eye, the children work through schoolbooks they were given in February at the start of the school year. Samuel is fortunate that his father makes time to help them study, though he himself has only an elementary school education.