Topics » Global Health   Nov. 11, 2011

Nicaragua's Children Face Difficult Odds

working at a young age

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Dangerous Early YearsProtecting against PneumoniaA sad memoryReaching a hospitalImportance of sanitationgetting Needed nutritionStunted growthGetting an educationworking at a young ageimproving children's chances

working at a young age

School enrollment drops dramatically for secondary education to about 45 percent of teens. Many adolescents are expected to start work around this age and contribute to the family income.

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