Adam Dean/Panos Pictures

Bima, Sumbawa, Indonesia

A child jockey races his mount during a preliminary round of the 'Regional Police Chief's Cup 2019'.

Racing is deeply rooted in the island's culture but the use of children, usually aged between 5-10, as jockeys is controversial with activists seeing it as a human right's issue but supporters claiming it is a tradition that offers financial rewards to impoverished families.

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Adam Dean/Panos Pictures
Bima, Sumbawa
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5000 x 3334 pixels
42.33 x 28.23 cm (300 dpi)
16.67 x 11.11 inch (300 dpi)
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