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Sri Lanka: SL military, southern traders, encourage child labour in Vanni

Jan 20, 2011 3:07:43 AM - yahoo.com
Children have become scavengers of scrap metal for their livelihood in the war ravaged Vanni and this economic activity finds the blessings of occupying military and re-cycling metal traders coming from the south. Damaged and abandoned vehicles, fittings of un-resettled houses and other buildings, and other vestiges of war are targeted for this trade that actively deploys children to collect the ...