/ 2018 / /

Brick Prison

In Bangladesh, the brick industry employs men, women
(sometimes pregnant) and children to work in brickyards in
harsh and dangerous conditions. Wearing no protective gear,
they work 12-18 hours breathing air filled with toxic particles to
produce bricks. Children aged only 5-6 years, are working like
slaves for $1 a day. Children who do not have access to
education have little choice but to enter the labor market where
they are often exploited and unable to escape the cycle of