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Bicycle key in education

Bicycle key in education

I have always believed the bicycle to be the saviour of the human race and here is yet another example of the good it does (with a bit of help from an amazing young man). Child labour is a serious problem in many places, including Jharkhand in the east of India where children as young as 6 are working in dangerous conditions to mine mica, a pigment greatly valued by the cosmetics and electronics industries. A local … Read entire article »

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