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Children travel to protest the abuse of child labor

Children are traveling to Geneva, on foot and using other forms of transport, from as far away as Brazil, South Africa and the Philippines as part of a campaign to stop the abuses of child labor.

Four children, with adult escorts, set out from Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Feb. 25, taking part in the Global March against child labor. To reach Washington D.C., they will travel about 4,700 miles, then be flown to Geneva, where the International Labor Organization begins a meeting on June 1 to draft a new international convention on child labor.Another group of children and escorts set off from Manila, Philippines, in January, with more children due to leave from Cape Town, South Africa, on March 21 and from London in May.