11 April 2006 - Care and support for child labourers in Egypt

Tape#: JN6166
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© UNICEF Egypt/2006/Wiens

Part of Ahmed’s working day involves delivering newly ironed clothes to customers in Alexandria.

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Production date: March, 2006

Duration: 7:34

Keywords: UNICEF, children, Egypt, Child Labour

Main shooting locations: Alexandria, Egypt

Main sequences: Poverty and the need to support their families compel many Egyptian children to leave school and join the workforce. Fourteen-year old Ahmed is one such child. He works in a dry-cleaner’s shop. The Maritime Scouts Federation, a key non-governmental partner of UNICEF, provides medical check-ups and other essential services to children like Ahmed. 

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