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Lawmaker wants probe on 'Batang Kalabaw'

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ALARMED over reports that children as young as nine years old are forced to do hard labor, Cagayan de Oro Representative Rufus B. Rodriguez is pushing for an inquiry on the so-called “Batang Kalabaw.”

Rodriguez said various laws that prohibit the employment of children below 15 years old have been regulated, but despite of these laws, reports of child labor are still happening in the country, particularly in Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur.

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