The magazine spread highlights the issue of children being robbed of their childhoods in Congo's small mines, symbolized by a cobalt blue swing as a powerful and emotional reminder of their lost innocence. Cobalt is primarily mined in the DemocraticRepublic of Congo, where an estimated 40,000 children work in dangerous and often deadly conditions in small mines. The demand for cobalt has skyrocketed due to its use in the production of lithium-ion batteries, which are used in electronic devices such as smartphones and electric vehicles. The target audience for this spread is parents, businesses that use cobalt, and business and parent magazines. 

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