Thanks to the surplus of men and dearth of entertainment options, strippers in the indoor mining town of Fermont, Quebec, can earn roughly €4,500 in a week.
A new documentary shows how Marmato, Colombia, suffered.
Now some kids will have the government's support to choose work over school.
Manu Mart documents child labourers in a Filipino charcoal slum.
But it’s just one battle in a larger war over natural resources.
Down the shaft with Bolivia’s child labourers.
Down the shaft with Bolivia's child labourers.
In 1990, the socialist government called on miners to quell the demonstrations of the opposition.
Painting pictures in a place where 19th century mining methods combine with ancient West African black magic.
In Suriname, every speck of dirt has been dug up and fed through a gold sluice.
They walked for three weeks to riot for a day, until the buses came and took them home.
We took to the streets to find out.