Children as young as seven are mining metals for your mobile phone, according to Amnesty International

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Thousands of children, some as young as seven, are working in dangerous mines to produce a mineral which is powering mobile phones, computers and vehicle batteries around the world.

On Tuesday, 16 of the world’s most famous electronic brands, including Apple, Sony and Microsoft, are accused of failing to take ultimate responsibility for the sourcing of some raw components found in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Continue reading “Children as young as seven are mining metals for your mobile phone, according to Amnesty International”

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