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India is home to greatest number of child laborers in world

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Indian rag picker children walk with rods fitted with magnets as they look for recyclable spare parts at an automobile yard on the outskirts of Jammu, India, Dec. 10. India remains home to the greatest number of child laborers in the world despite efforts by successive governments to address the problem through compulsory education and anti-poverty programs.

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An Indian rag picker child collects recyclable spare parts at an automobile yard on the outskirts of Jammu, India, Dec. 10.

Channi Anand / AP

photograph, Indian rag picker children look for recyclable spare parts at an automobile yard on the outskirts of Jammu, India, Dec. 10.

Channi Anand / AP

An Indian rag picker child eats a snack while collecting recyclable spare parts at an automobile yard on the outskirts of Jammu, India, Dec. 10.

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