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Photos: Teaching working children -- Growing flowers in salty land

Photos by Raouf Mohseni, Mehr News Agency

Naser-Khosrow Children's House, located in downtown Tehran, is sponsored by the Association for Children's Rights to provide comprehensive education to working children.


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They need a cup of hope and plenty of love Association for Protection of Child Laborers
About two years ago, as I stopped behind a traffic light, I was suddenly confronted with several small children, from both sides of the car, trying to persuade me to buy something from them to give them something. I wanted to rise up and scream and ask what can I do to stop this; as I was filled with great rage and anger at the fact that these children, like all other children, should be at school and that they are my children too. I asked myself, what on earth I can do to help in order to give these children a better future as a long term goal, and to bring these scruffy darlings a little physical security, and some emotional security-blanket in the short term. Only yesterday I found my answer.  -Syma Sayyah, Tehran

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