December 1978, Mauritania. Young girls born into slavery work all day long cooking and  making matts in the area of Boutlimit, Mauritania. Child slaves are not allowed an education and are forced to work their entire life.   - Child labor as seen around the world between 1979 and 1980 - Photographer Jean Pierre Laffont, touched by the suffering of child workers, chronicled their plight in 12 countries over the course of one year.  Laffont was awarded The World Press Award and Madeline Ross Award among many others for his work.
December 1978, Mauritania. Young girls born into slavery work all day long cooking and making matts in the area of Boutlimit, Mauritania. Child slaves are not allowed an education and are forced to work their entire life. - Child labor as seen around the world between 1979 and 1980 - Photographer Jean Pierre Laffont, touched by the suffering of child workers, chronicled their plight in 12 countries over the course of one year. Laffont was awarded The World Press Award and Madeline Ross...
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