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E-waste from the UK illegally dumped in Ghana

Panorama reporter Raphael Rowe travelled to Ghana where he met children who risk their health as they scavenge dump sites for precious metals from electronic waste - much of it exported illegally from the UK.

Documents obtained by Panorama estimate that 77% of Britain's illegally exported e-waste ends up in Ghana and Nigeria. Broken electronics are meant to be safely recycled in Britain.

Panorama: Track My Trash, BBC One, Monday, 16 May at 2030BST and then available in the UK on the BBC iPlayer.

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