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No life for a child: The grim reality of Nepal's child laborers

By Bibek Bhandari, for CNN
August 15, 2013 -- Updated 0517 GMT (1317 HKT)
Though child labor is illegal in Nepal, an estimated 1.6 million children between 5-17 years are in the work force, according to the Nepal Child Labor Report. This 2010 photo shows a boy working as a porter in Nepal's Solukhumbu district. Though child labor is illegal in Nepal, an estimated 1.6 million children between 5-17 years are in the work force, according to the Nepal Child Labor Report. This 2010 photo shows a boy working as a porter in Nepal's Solukhumbu district.
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Nepal's vulnerable child laborers
Nepal's vulnerable child laborers
Nepal's vulnerable child laborers
Nepal's vulnerable child laborers
Nepal's vulnerable child laborers
Nepal's vulnerable child laborers
Nepal's vulnerable child laborers
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