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Environmental and Social Issues of Ship-Breaking Industry

The Revival of ship breaking industry has generated hundreds of thousands direct and indirect jobs for some of the poorest and marginalized segments of population in South Asia. At the same time, it has generated a worldwide debate on the plight of workers, who work in hazardous and dangerous environment, for too little. These are the hands that earn million for the industry but cannot buy two square meals for their children. Our correspondent Sadia Sharif has the story...

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