An estimated 10,000 children in the Pakistani city of Quetta perform back-breaking work — garbage picking. They scavenge through trash heaps to find any items of value. As a result, they risk contracting serious medical problems.
International organizations have begun to call attention to the plight of these young workers, many of whom are the children of Afghan refugees who cannot legally work in Pakistan.
In conjunction with Concern Worldwide, Worldfocus’ Yuval Lion produced this signature video.