PBS NewsHour

Children in Burkina Faso Get Dirty Work of Digging Up Gold

Clip: 07/10/2013 | 9m 49s

Gold production has more than doubled in Burkina Faso in recent years. But that boom has led to a increase in the employment of child laborers in small, artisanal mines. In collaboration with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, photojournalist Larry C. Price recently visited several communities to document the conditions.

Aired: 07/10/13

Rating: NR

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