Child Labor

By: Abbie Hays, Eilidh Radcliff, Katya Frangulova and Polina Nash

Central Idea Human responsibility shapes the future of the world. .

Lines of Inquiry •Rights and responsibilities of businesses •Reasons why children are forced to work •Types of child labor .

Types of Child Labor • Manufacturing factories • Agriculture Harvesting/farming • Household cooking sewing cleaning .

Causes of Child Labor • • • • Poverty Parental illiteracy Tradition of making children learn family skills Absence .

Child Labor World Wide • 50 Million children are forced to work illegally in brick kilns. building sites. . factories of every kind. sorting matches. • Their children know that their family needs the money so they work when their parents tell them to work. hotels and shops. • Many die young because of the poor conditions they are in. garages. • Families need the children to work for money to have the necessities of life. • Some children that work are in toxic fumes that could cause muscular degeneration and blur eyesight.

• Businesses have to design a Code of Conduct which they post on their website or they will some how get the information to the public. • If they don’t know one knows until inspectors go and inspect the factory otherwise the businesses will admit it eventually. .Rights and responsibilities of Businesses • Businesses should follow laws signed by their country.

Rights and Responsibilities of Consumers • Consumers don’t have to check the code of conduct every time the go to the store but they become aware if the store is using child labor a lot! .

no matter what type of family they come from. and to have their views taken seriously Article 2 : (without discrimination) The Convention applies to every child whatever their ethnicity. Article 24 : (health and health services) Every child has the right to the best possible health. Richer countries must help poorer countries achieve this. religion. clean water. nutritious food and a clean environment so that children can stay healthy. whatever they think or say. Governments must provide good quality health care. Article 12 : (respect for the views of the children) Every child has the right to say what they think in all matters affecting them. . gender.Convention of the Rights of the Child Article 1 and 2 Article 12 and 24 Article 1: (definition of the child) Everyone under the age of 18 has all the rights in the Convention. abilities.

Wealthy countries must help poorer countries achieve this.Convention of the Rights of the Child Article 26 and 27 Article 28 and 31 Article 26 : (social security) Governments must provide extra money for the children of families in need. Discipline in schools must respect children’s human dignity. Article 28 : (right of education) Every child has the right to an education. . Primary education must be available to every child. Article 31 : (leisure. Article 27 : (adequate standard of living) Every child has the right to a standard of living that is good enough to meet their physical. play and culture) Every child has the right to relax. Government must help families who cannot afford to provide this. social and mental needs. play and join in a wide range of Cultural and artistic activities.

Article 42 : (knowledge of rights) Governments must make the convention known to children and adults. .Convention of the Rights of the Child Article 32 and 42 Article 32 : (child labor) Governments must protect children from work that is dangerous or might harm their health or education.

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