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Babloo, 16, uses a hammer to break away pieces of mica in Giridih district in the eastern state of Jharkhand, India, June 27, 2016. Picture taken June 27, 2016. To match Thomson Reuters Foundation INDIA-MICA/CHILDREN REUTERS/Nita Bhalla - S1BETTEZNQAC

Forced labour and poor working conditions keeps millions of people enslaved Image: REUTERS/Nita Bhalla

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A boy checks the joints of a giant utensil at an iron utensils manufacturing unit in Kolkata July 12, 2012. India's industrial output picked up more than expected in May, bolstering the case for the central bank to keep interest rates high at its next policy meeting as a slow start to the monsoon puts pressure on inflation, especially food prices. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS) - GM1E87C1EUO01
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