Horaci Garcia Martí | Videojournalist | Based in Nairobi, Kenya | +254 795744338

ILO Senegal: No more minors in the mines

January 02, 2015 · ADVOCACY

In southeastern Senegal, the economy revolves around gold. Thousands of people from across West Africa travel to the region of Kedougou, to work non-stop in the artisanal extraction of the precious metal. As an unregulated activity, it’s a health trap for the children who attempt to make a living mining.

This report for the International Labour Organisation was scripted, shot and edited by me with the journalist Alma Torazo in October 2013.