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Nobel winner describes joy of freeing children from slavery

Nobel winner describes joy of freeing children from slavery

by Antonio Zappulla and Amelia Wong | antozappulla | Thomson Reuters Foundation

Almost 170 million youth are trapped in child labour and some 5 million are in slavery-like conditions, the International Labour Organization said ahead of World Day Against Child Labour on June 12.

In this video first published in October 2014, Kailash Satyarthi, the 2014 Nobel peace prize winner who has helped rescue more than 80,000 children from slavery, describes the danger and the joy inherent in his work.