PBS NewsHour

Ugandan children face trafficking as COVID closes schools

Clip: 09/28/2021 | 8m 59s  | Video has closed captioning.

The effects of the pandemic on children vary dramatically depending on the country. With schools still shuttered in Uganda and other developing nations, many children have no choice but to work to survive. In Africa, more than one-fifth of children — around 87 million kids — work. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from Kampala.

Aired: 09/28/21

Rating: NR

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