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Child Labor Information

Ally's Child Labor Information Prezi Period- 3, Gonzalez Date Started- October 8, 2012
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Big Jobs for Small People By Ally Aves What is Child Labor??? Child Labor is hard work that harms children and keeps them from going to school. All around the world, the gaps between the rich and the poor in the recent 10 years have forced small and big children to work instead of learning. Very young kids work at a bunch of different jobs because their family is very poor. The International Labor Organization estimates that 215 million children between the ages of of 5 and 17 are currently working in conditions that are hazardous1 or considered illegal. A lot of kids work in mining, commercial agriculture, fishing, manufacturing and domestic service. Some kids even work in illegal activities such as the drug trade. hazardous1: dangerous, unpredictable Footnote: One of the biggest chocolate manufacturers in America, Hershey’s Chocolate, has some people wondering their willingness to properly supervise the working conditions in West Africa. In West Africa, the formation of child labor has become more common. Kids work in West Africa for barely anything in return under unbearable conditions. Hershey’s didn’t seem to realize that in West Africa, they have no laws against hiring children as young as 5 years old. All Hershey’s knows is that they have a place in West Africa that bags all the coco beans and ships it to America so they can make money by making and selling their Hershey’s Chocolate to the Americans who love it.


Child Labor
noun (n)
the gainful employment of children below an age determined by law or custom. Definition of Child Labor: Here is a timeline showing how the laws of Child Labor have improved. 2006 The United States Congress constructed the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act. 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 The United Nations adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The assembly asked that all member nations protect their children's rights. 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 12- year- old Craig Kielburger founded Free the Children, an international group of children who help other children. Timeline 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2001 The international global movement Say Yes for Children began to gain millions of members worldwide. 2001 2002 2003 The 1st Children's World Congress on child labor was in Florence, Italy on March 6, 2004. The aftermath was held in New Delhi, India, from 4-7 September 2005, and followed by a physical march on September 8, 2005 2004 The Hershey's Catastrophe As many as 250 MILLION children are being held in bondage and are still working as slaves all around the world. 2006: 2004: 2001: 2005 Here is a graph showing Child Labor in Services, Industry, and Agriculture for boys and girls in 16 sample countries. The sample countries and the years of when this data was collected were Ukraine (1999); Sri Lanka (1999); Colombia (2001); El Salvador (2001); Cambodia (2001); Philippines (2001); Malawi (2002); Mongolia (2002); Senegal (2004); Mali (2005); Azerbaijan (2005); Guatemala (2006); Burkina Faso (2006); Ecuador (2006); Turkey (2006) and Kyrgyzstan (2007). Child Labor Graph Child Labor Timeline These young girls are in Kinderarbeit, India. They crush rocks for roads and sidewalks for a living. The End.... Ally Aves: Child Labor What is Child Labor and what do They do Children do in it? Acknowledgements:
Child slavery and chocolate: All too easy to find- By: David MacKenzie and Brent Swails, CNN
Child Labor in the Chocolate Industry- By Caitlin
Children work illegally in Mexico's farm feilds NEWS Hawley, Chris, Full Text: COPYRIGHT 2008 USA Today-Byline Chris Hawley
What is Child Labor-By unknown
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