Gem Slaves: Tanzanite's Child Labour - Part - 1

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Uploaded on June 14, 2007 by OneWorldTV

Mererani in northern Tanzania is the only place on earth where the precious stone tanzanite is mined. Every day thousands of children risk their lives in poorly constructed mine shafts for barely a meal a day. Despite efforts to curb this deadly practice, the global thirst for tanzanite continues to drive these children underground.

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