Child Labor Thrives in Liberia

In 2007, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf introduced a policy mandating that all primary school-age children go to school. Parents risk fines or even being jailed if their children work on the street instead of attending school. Nearly four years later, the streets of the capital, Monrovia, are still crowded with young school-age children who work as vendors.CHILD LABOR PHOTO 1 CHILD LABOR PHOTO 2 CHILD LABOR PHOTO 3 CHILD LABOR PHOTO 4 CHILD LABOR PHOTO 5