Child Labour Child labour in the world Today, close to million children are working in the world.
I honestly just recently found out about these atrocities, but growing up inundated media, I was never informed that we even had slaves.
Sure, I had seen the movie Blood Diamond, but I never knew that this modern-day slavery extended to such common household products such as cotton shirts.
January 19, at People have "more important" things to worry about like Lady Gaga and Britney Spears.
January 19, at 1: January 19, at 2: It is on CNN. How much more coverage can there be??? I was an endentured servent, my mom married a man twice her age when I was 5 and my dad died. If there had been do-gooders inI would have been in foster care and who knows, jail, dead?
Get a life slave-hunters! Know what you buy and spread what you know. Here is a site that helps. It also factors in other things in their chocolate ratings.
Personally the slavery one is most important to me. Our poor young children caught up in this situation. January 19, at 3: Anyone with half a heart would. Problems of others unfortunatly do not worrie us. January 20, at 5: They are complaining about a year-old working.
At sixteen I worked full time for food to eat and any essential supplies.Tackling child labor in India has been a priority for nearly 25 years – ever since the first government program, the National Child Labour Projects (NCLP) at the end of the s.
Over the years this program has been refined and improved. The Understanding Children’s Work (UCW) Programme is an inter-agency research cooperation initiative involving the International Labour .
international development goals, maps the scale of the child labor problem, explores its impact on education, and sets an agenda for reform.
At the heart of that agenda are five priorities. According to the US Department of Labor, a sweatshop can be defined as a factory that produces one of the following items: shoes, clothing, rugs, toys, chocolate, bananas or coffee, and that is. - Child Labor in the Third World The problem of child labor has become an ever-increasing concern among many nations.
Many of the worst child labor offenses take place in Third World countries.
Throughout these nations, children are being forced to work long . Little boys, some as young as 6, spent their long days, not playing or studying, but sorting coal in dusty, loud, and dangerous conditions.
Many of these breaker boys worked 10 hours a day, six days a week all for as little as 45 cents a day.