Bolivian law makes child labor legal for children as young as 10. Change was demanded by child workers in order to establish greater legal protections.

by John Otis

Abigail, 11, sells pastries on a street in El Alto in June. Under the new law, 10-year-olds can work as long as they have parental consent and also attend school. Photo: Juan Karita/AP

In the Bolivian city of El Alto on a recent day, youngsters shout out the destinations of departing buses to lure passengers.