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Life as a teenager on the Gaza Strip

For 18-year-old Muhammad Ismail, working in the tough, dangerous conditions of the smuggling tunnels is essential to provide food for his family. This is one of the biggest industries in Gaza, used to bring in building materials from Egypt.

Madeline Kullab works as Gaza's only fisherwoman, trawling the waters inside the Israeli blockade since she was 14, despite attempts to stop her working in a prominently male dominated business.

Tim Whewell reports for BBC Newsnight on their lives growing up on the Gaza strip.

Unusual jobs highlight restricted choices of Gaza youth

  • 11 Dec 2012
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