Photographer Steve McCurry: Stolen Childhoods


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12 June, World Day Against Child Labour

  • Excellent presentation with humanity,thank you Olga!Un abrazo cálido.
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  • @Cachi Chien ,gracias, Cachi por tu precioso comentario. Hace bastante años que McCurry hizo estas fotografías, pero poco ha cambiado para millones de niños de este planeta. Un abrazo.
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  • Triste y despótico reflejo de nuestra situación que parece no cambiar, y/o intentar cambiarse desafortunadamente. Gracias por esta documentación fotográfica. Excelente trabajo como siempre, querida Olga. Un abrazo.
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  • @johndemi , thank, dear John.
    Today, throughout the world, around 215 million children work, many full-time. They do not go to school and have little or no time to play. Many do not receive proper nutrition or care. They are denied the chance to be children. More than half of them are exposed to the worst forms of child labour such as work in hazardous environments, slavery, or other forms of forced labour, illicit activities including drug trafficking and prostitution, as well as involvement in armed conflict.
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  • @mireille 30100, Yes, dear Mireille, sometimes it seems that we live in the Middle Ages. Un abrazo.
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Photographer Steve McCurry: Stolen Childhoods

  1. 1. Mindinao, Philippines
  2. 2. World Day Against Child Labour 12 June
  3. 3. There is no trust more sacred than the one the world holds with children. There is no duty more important than ensuring that their rights are respected, that their welfare is protected, that their lives are free from fear and want and that they can grow up in peace. Kofi Annan
  4. 4. Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies is, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. Dwight David Eisenhower
  5. 5. India
  6. 6. Photographer Steve McCurry: Stolen Childhoods
  7. 7. Pul-i- Khumri, Afghanistan
  8. 8. Bombay, India
  9. 9. Tibet
  10. 10. Afghanistan
  11. 11. Kabul, Afghanistan
  12. 12. The Sahel, Africa
  13. 13. Kabul, Afghanistan
  14. 14. Bamiyan, Afghanistan
  15. 15. Pul i Khumri, Afghanistan
  16. 16. Kabul, Afghanistan
  17. 17. Charikar, Afghanistan
  18. 18. Tibet
  19. 19. Kabul, Afghanistan
  20. 20. Bamiyan province, Afghanistan
  21. 21. Bamiyan, Afghanistan
  22. 22. Kabul, Afghanistan
  23. 23. Charikar, Afghanistan
  24. 24. Badakhshan, Afghanistan
  25. 25. Jalalabad, Afghanistan
  26. 26. Water Vendor, Kabul, Afghanistan
  27. 27. Kabul, Afghanistan
  28. 28. Kandahar, Afghanistan
  29. 29. Bamiyan province, Afghanistan
  30. 30. Kabul, Afghanistan
  31. 31. Pul-i-Khumri, Afghanistan
  32. 32. Calcutta, India
  33. 33. Kabul, Afghanistan
  34. 34. Hajjah, Yemen
  35. 35. Myanmar,Burma
  36. 36. Niger River, Mali
  37. 37. Niger
  38. 38. Nepal
  39. 39. Bombay, India
  40. 40. Kabul, Afghanistan
  41. 41. Bangladesh
  42. 42. Burma
  43. 43. Timbuktu, Mali, Woman and her slave
  44. 44. Philippines
  45. 45. Philippines
  46. 46. India
  47. 47. India
  48. 48. Marpha, Nepal
  49. 49. end cast Photographer Steve McCurry: Stolen Childhoods images credit www. Music yanni created olga.e. thanks for watching Mindanao, Philippines
  50. 50. What is meant by child labour? Child labour means work that is prohibited for children of certain age groups. It is work performed by children who are under the minimum age legally specified for that kind of work, or work which, because of its detrimental nature or conditions, is considered unacceptable for children and is prohibited. An estimated 1.2 million children — both boys and girls — are trafficked each year into exploitative work in agriculture, mining, factories, armed conflict or commercial sex work.
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