Syrian children enter the workforce

"I feel like my chest is suffocating." Hear from a 12-year-old oil refinery worker on the struggles of being a child laborer in Syria. 

Years of internal conflict, an economic crisis, and the COVID-19 pandemic are likely fueling a rising in children being forced to work in Syria. 

As families struggle to get work and food, older siblings are leaving school and going to work to help their families. 

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