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Bangladesh: Born To Work by GB Akash (48 images)

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To abolish child labour you first have to make it visible.

Child labour has been forbidden in Bangladesh since 1992. 13 years later I visited a garment factory in Narayanganj, which is the centre of the country's textile industry. I took a picture of the owner beating a 12-year-old boy because he had been too slow sewing T-shirts. The photograph attracted a lot of international attention and made me determined to investigate the issue more fully.

According to UNICEF,...
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