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Ahmed, a 10-year-old jockey, looks on during the opening of the International Camel Racing festival at the Sarabium desert in Ismailia, Egypt, March 21, 2017. (Photo by Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters)

Ahmed, a 10-year-old jockey, looks on during the opening of the International Camel Racing festival at the Sarabium desert in Ismailia, Egypt, March 21, 2017. (Photo by Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters)
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29 Mar 2017 09:18:00
This picture taken on July 8, 2015 shows 13-year-old jockey Purevsurengiin Togtokhsuren (R) watching a horse rolling in the dirt after a training session in Khui Doloon Khudag, some 50 kms west of Ulan Bator. Despite being only 13 years old, Togtokhsuren is riding for the fifth time in the national races for Mongolia's summer festival, known as Naadam, lining up against some 170 other child jockeys. (Photo by Johannes Eisele/AFP Photo)

This picture taken on July 8, 2015 shows 13-year-old jockey Purevsurengiin Togtokhsuren (R) watching a horse rolling in the dirt after a training session in Khui Doloon Khudag, some 50 kms west of Ulan Bator. Despite being only 13 years old, Togtokhsuren is riding for the fifth time in the national races for Mongolia's summer festival, known as Naadam, lining up against some 170 other child jockeys. (Photo by Johannes Eisele/AFP Photo)
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17 Nov 2015 08:04:00
Mongolian Child Jockeys

Horse racing is part of Naadam, a festival organized every July in Mongolia to celebrate the People’s Revolution. Using children as jockeys in such races has a centuries-long tradition. Boys and girls as young as 5 (although the law imposes a minimum age limit of 7) ride in races that can be dangerous, with hundreds of horses running across the steppe at distances of 12 to 28 kilometres at great speeds. (Photo by Tomasz Gudzowaty)
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30 Apr 2012 11:02:00
Indonesian child jockey Egi, 8, poses for photographs as he participates in a traditional horse race marking Indonesia's 70th independence anniversary, in Bima, West Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia, 08 August 2015. (Photo by Mast Irham/EPA)

Indonesian child jockey Egi, 8, poses for photographs as he participates in a traditional horse race marking Indonesia's 70th independence anniversary, in Bima, West Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia, 08 August 2015. Horse racing is the traditional sport in the area and a cultural heritage which continues to be preserved by the people of Bima, a small city on the east side of Sumbawa island. Similar races also held in Sumbawa Besar regency and Dompu regency. (Photo by Mast Irham/EPA)
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19 Sep 2015 12:32:00
Bedouin breeders fix a robot jockey mounted on a camel before the 18th International Camel Racing festival at the Sarabium desert in Ismailia, Egypt, March 12, 2019. (Photo by Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters)

Bedouin breeders fix a robot jockey mounted on a camel before the 18th International Camel Racing festival at the Sarabium desert in Ismailia, Egypt, March 12, 2019. Several Gulf countries have banned child jockeys from the traditional Bedouin sport after rights groups said the youngsters were often injured and some had been abducted or sold by their families. (Photo by Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters)
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21 Mar 2019 00:01:00


A camel foams at the mouth as he is whipped by a robot jockey during a race at Nad al-Sheba on December 6, 2006 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This is the first season that robotic jockeys have been used to race camels in Dubai. Controversially children from India were used to ride the camels in past seasons. These robot jockeys costing 15000GBP and up, were designed in Geneva and include shock absorbers and GPS tracking systems. The camel's owners control them from their speeding four wheel drives at the side of the track. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
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01 May 2011 09:01:00
A boy looks for scrap metal using an improvised magnetic tool near a construction site in New Delhi, India, March 21, 2016. (Photo by Cathal McNaughton/Reuters)

A boy looks for scrap metal using an improvised magnetic tool near a construction site in New Delhi, India, March 21, 2016. (Photo by Cathal McNaughton/Reuters)
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09 Jul 2016 09:50:00
A girl carries on her head a pile of dried shrubs she gathered for cooking and heating, in Kabul, Afghanistan November 18, 2015. (Photo by Omar Sobhani/Reuters)

A girl carries on her head a pile of dried shrubs she gathered for cooking and heating, in Kabul, Afghanistan November 18, 2015. (Photo by Omar Sobhani/Reuters)
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05 Dec 2015 08:04:00