SLAVERY IN GHANA…. Child Slavery at Mines Gold mining is one of Ghana’s major industries, and the hope of finding work brings thousands to mining towns. Most turn to unlicensed and informal galamsey mining—small scale operations, carried out with the most basic tools. Galamsey sites are extremely dangerous for children due to frequent mine collapses, poisonous dust inhalation, and exposure to toxic chemicals used to extract gold from ore. Boys put their health and even survival at risk. For girls, sex slavery in mining regions is a regular and disturbing threat.   Child Slavery in Fishing Along Lake Volta, Ghanaian children are

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