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In this Sunday, June 12, 2016, photo, Nizam, 11, looks towards camera as he works at a factory that makes metal utensils in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sunday, June 12, 2016. He earns less than $5 per week. The World Day Against Child Labor, which was initiated in 2002 by the International Labor Organization to highlight the plight of child laborers, is observed across the world on June 12. (AP Photo/ A.M. Ahad)

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Nizam, 11, looks towards camera as he works at a factory that makes metal utensils in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Nizam earns less than $5 per week 

Indian labourer Krishnan, 41, bundles finished coconut leaves used to make broom sticks  at a production unit in Chennai on May 31, 2016. India's economy grew 7.6 percent in 2015-16, official figures showed May 31, retaining its place as the world's fastest-growing major economy and providing a boost to the right-wing government as it marks two years in power. Gross domestic product (GDP) expanded at a faster pace in the fourth quarter of the financial year, growing 7.9 percent year-on-year, the Central Statistics Office data showed.

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Indian labourer Krishnan, 41, bundles finished coconut leaves used to make broom sticks at a production unit in Chennai. India’s economy grew 7.6 percent in 2015-16, official figures showed, retaining its place as the world’s fastest-growing major economy and providing a boost to the right-wing government as it marks two years in power. Gross domestic product (GDP) expanded at a faster pace in the fourth quarter of the financial year, growing 7.9 percent year-on-year, the Central Statistics Office data showed.

A woman works at the Kim Jong Suk Pyongyang textile mill during a government organised visit for foreign reporters in Pyongyang, North Korea May 9, 2016.

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A woman works at the Kim Jong Suk Pyongyang textile mill during a government organised visit for foreign reporters in Pyongyang, North Korea today.

An Afghan shoe maker works at his shop in Herat, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016.

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An Afghan shoe maker works at his shop in Herat, Afghanistan, Tuesday

An Indian migrant worker stack bricks on his head at a brick factory in Lalitpur, Nepal January 11, 2016

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An Indian migrant worker stack bricks on his head at a brick factory in Lalitpur, Nepal on Monday

A Palestinian wood carver works on a figurine of an angel at an olive wood factory next to the Church of the Nativity, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015.

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A Palestinian wood carver works on a figurine of an angel at an olive wood factory next to the Church of the Nativity, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem today

An Afghan labourer pushes his wheelbarrow at a brick factory on the outskirts of Kabul on October 8, 2015

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An Afghan labourer pushes his wheelbarrow at a brick factory on the outskirts of Kabul on Thursday

Nepalese laborers work at a brick factory in Bhaktapur, Nepal on Tuesday. Nepal is facing an acute brick crisis after some 40 million houses were damaged and 80 percent of brick kilns were also damaged due to two major earthquakes on 05 April 2015 and 12 May 2015. The official death toll for the 12 May 7.3 magnitude quake rose to 117, authorities said, in addition to the 8,202 victims claimed by the April 25 earthquake.

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Nepalese laborers work at a brick factory in Bhaktapur, Nepal on Tuesday. Nepal is facing an acute brick crisis after some 40 million houses were damaged and 80 percent of brick kilns were also damaged due to two major earthquakes

Labourers work at a traditional bricks factory in Arab Mesad district of Helwan, northeast of Cairo

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Labourers work at a traditional brick factory in the Arab Mesad district of Helwan, northeast of Cairo

In this photograph taken on February 5, ...In this photograph taken on February 5, 2015, Afghan labourer, Shir Ahmad (26) sorts carpet wraps at a traditional yarn factory in Mazar-i-sharif of Balkh province.  The labourers work from dawn to dusk and earn around four US dollars per day, with the products sold for the local market.  AFP PHOTO / Farshad UsyanFARSHAD USYAN/AFP/Getty Images

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Afghan labourer, Shir Ahmad sorts carpet wraps at a traditional yarn factory in Mazar-i-sharif of Balkh province. The labourers work from dawn to dusk and earn around $4 a day, with the products sold for the local market 

A worker takes a nap during lunch break, at a Foxconn factory in the township of Longhua in Shenzhen, Guangdong province...A worker takes a nap during lunch break, at a Foxconn factory in the township of Longhua in Shenzhen, Guangdong province January 21, 2015. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu (CHINA - Tags: BUSINESS SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY)

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Workers nap during lunch break, at a Foxconn factory in the township of Longhua in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China

A Bangladeshi child labourer works at an aluminium pot factory in Dhaka on October 21, 2014. More than 6.3 million children under the age of 14 are working in Bangladesh, according to a UNICEF report on child labour.

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A Bangladeshi child works at an aluminium pot factory in Dhaka on Tuesday. More than 6.3 m children under the age of 14 are working in Bangladesh, according to a Unicef report

In this photograph taken on September 7,...In this photograph taken on September 7, 2014, Afghan labourer Nayim,42, works at a leather factory in the Tashqurghan district on the outskirts of Mazar-i-sharif. Animal hide is one of the top exports in Afghanistan, often sent through neighbouring Pakistan to international leather markets worldwide. AFP PHOTO/FARSHAD USYANFARSHAD USYAN/AFP/Getty Images

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Afghan labourer Nayim, 42, works at a leather factory in the Tashqurghan district on the outskirts of Mazar-i-sharif. Animal hide is one of the top exports in Afghanistan, often sent through neighbouring Pakistan to international leather markets worldwide 

Workers collect sugar cane at the largest sugar factory in the Central African Republic in Ngakobo, 450Km East of the capital Bangui, on June 5, 2014. A sugar refinery -- the wartorn Central African Republic's biggest factory -- is back in business after soldiers recaptured it from former rebels who occupied it for more than a year. In a rare boost to the impoverished nation's battered economy, the plant's 150 employees are back on the job in Ngakobo in the east of the former French colony -- with African peacekeepers providing security.

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Workers collect sugar cane at the largest sugar factory in the Central African Republic in Ngakobo, 450km east of the capital Bangui.

Firefighters try to douse a fire at a cotton factory in Allahabad

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Firefighters try to douse a fire at a cotton factory in the northern Indian city of Allahabad on Thursday

An employee of the "Seita-Imperial tobacco" plant in Carquefou wears the symbolic cask of comic book hero Asterix during a protest at the entrance of the factory on April 16, 2014. Imperial Tobacco yesterday announced the closure of factories in Britain and France with the loss of 900 jobs, citing declining sales in Europe, tougher anti-smoking measures and the growth of contraband sales. The two factories concerned are Carquefou's one, where 327 people are employed, and Nottingham in central England, which has 540 staff.

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An employee of the Seita-Imperial Tobacco plant in Carquefou wears the symbolic cask of comic book hero Asterix during a protest at the entrance of the factory. Imperial Tobacco on Tuesday announced the closure of factories in Britain and France with the loss of 900 jobs.

Afghan worker prepares candies at a factory in Herat, Afghanistan, 16 April 2014. The economy of Afghanistan has improved significantly since 2002 due to the induction of billions of dollars in international aid and investments. The recent improvement is also due to remarkable progress in agricultural production especially Grapes, Pomegranates, Apricots, melons and superior Potatoes.

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An Afghan worker prepares candies at a factory in Herat, Afghanistan on Wednesday. The nation’s economy has improved significantly since 2002 due to billions of dollars in international aid and investments.

Brooks Saddle works

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A craftsman inspects a saddle at Brooks Saddle works, Smethwick, Birmingham.

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A Bodet worker carries a clock at a plant in Trémentines, western France. Bodet has manufactured clocks since 1868 for churches, stations, sports halls and employs 630 workers in France.

Employees work inside a limestone powder factory in an industrial area in Mumbai

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Employees work inside a limestone powder factory in an industrial area in Mumbai on Tuesday