Sub-Saharan Africa is the region with the highest shareof child laborers worldwide
Young boys whose ages range from 12 to 16 have beensold into slave labor and are forced to work in cocoafarms in order to harvest beans.
Sub-Saharan Africa contains 67 percent of the world¶sHIV population.
Africa contains 25 of the world¶s poorest countriesbecause of the health care crisis, corrupt government,and increasing debt.
The highest proportion of child laborers is in sub-Saharan Africa, where 26 percent of children (49million) are involved in work.