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How millions are trapped in modern-day slavery at brick kilns in Pakistan


  • Millions of people in Pakistan are trapped making bricks to pay off loans borrowed from kiln owners.
  • But working at kilns is dangerous. Workers, including young children, inhale dust and toxic fumes.
  • Workers often don’t know the terms of their contracts and say their debts keep growing.

Families in Pakistan work dangerous jobs at brick kilns to pay off loans they take out from kiln owners. Many never escape the cycle of debt.

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