The burden of COVID-19 pandemic on child labour in Afghanistan

Authors

  • Abubakr Yosufi Kabul University of Medical Science
  • Kirandeesh Kaur Michigan State University

Keywords:

Pandemic, Child labour, Conflicts, Education, Poverty

Abstract

Not available.

Author Biographies

Abubakr Yosufi, Kabul University of Medical Science

Dentistry faculty, Kabul University of Medical Science, Kabul, Afghanistan.

Kirandeesh Kaur, Michigan State University

Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States.

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Published

2021-11-24

How to Cite

Yosufi, A., & Kaur, K. (2021). The burden of COVID-19 pandemic on child labour in Afghanistan. Razi International Medical Journal, 1(2). Retrieved from https://rimj.org/pubs/index.php/journal/article/view/28

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