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Thai Schools for Migrants Aim to Prevent Child Labori
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Daniel Schearf
December 21, 2012 9:48 PM
Thailand's seafood industry is expressing concern about child labor practices that, if not improved, could see exports to the United States restricted. The Thai government established schools for children of migrant laborers, most from Burma, to provide an alternative to child labor. But, as VOA's Daniel Schearf reports from Samutsakhon province, too many children are still working.

Thai Schools for Migrants Aim to Prevent Child Labor

Daniel Schearf

Published December 21, 2012

Thailand's seafood industry is expressing concern about child labor practices that, if not improved, could see exports to the United States restricted. The Thai government established schools for children of migrant laborers, most from Burma, to provide an alternative to child labor. But, as VOA's Daniel Schearf reports from Samutsakhon province, too many children are still working.


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