In India, Covid-19 pushes poorest children into work

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In this week's edition, we focus on the world's second most populous nation: India. With the country soon expected to become the hardest hit by Covid-19, experts believe that the outbreak is disproportionately affecting some 40 million children from the poorest Indian families, who are now being pushed into child labour. Our correspondents Suhel Khan, Adil Bhat and Mandakini Gahlot report from New Delhi.

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