January 1979, Bolivia. Young girls working as kitchen help, clean a pig at a truck stop restaurant on the banks of the Titicaca region of Bolivia. 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.
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