Filipino children on the roof of a dilapidated government housing project in Manila. Photo: EPA-EFE

As Duterte’s drugs war rages on in the Philippines, nation’s children are paying the price

  • Hundreds of youngsters in the slums of Manila are plunging further into poverty as families are torn apart by drug-related killings, new research finds
  • Faced with financial hardships, these children are at greater risk of dropping out of school, leaving them prone to exploitation and child labour
Topic |   Drugs

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Filipino children on the roof of a dilapidated government housing project in Manila. Photo: EPA-EFE
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