Child labor exists even though laws eliminate it. There are many reasons that cause child labor: Poverty and unemployment levels are high – As you see, the most of employed children work in less developed countries by economy. In such countries poor families and children may rely upon child labor in order to improve their chances of attaining basic necessities. According to U.N statistics more than one-fourth of the people around the world live in poverty that is caused by the high unemployment levels. Free education is limited – U.N estimated that approximately 75 million children were not attending school.
Instead they let kids to skip school and work instead. China still spends 2.7% of its domestic products on education, and that is less than half of what the United Nations endorses. (Voice of youth #7) .This shows China does not care about their kids getting educated. To conclude, education is very important and it can change our future, but kids instead in China are forced to go work as a replacement for having their
In addition, they may not develop good social skills and are much more likely to suffer from depression, alcohol and drug addictions and identity difficulties and become juvenile delinquents. The most common reason why children are forced to work is because of poverty. According to Edmonds, E. and Pavnick, N. (2005), ILO’s Statistical Information and Monitoring Program on Child Labor, 211 million children or 18% of children from 5-14 years old are working, 60% of them live in Asia. Poor children and their families may rely upon child labor in order to improve their chances of attaining basic necessities. More than one-fourth of the world’s people live in extreme poverty, according to 2005 U.N statistics.
Children are deprived of their right of getting education and contributing to their human capital accumulation. In addition to being an economic issue, child labor has important psychological and sociological dimensions as well. Most children do not have the rights to decide whether they enter the labor force. Parents are usually the people that make decisions for their children. Some children are voluntary to work and others are not.
Based on International Labor Organization Report, it has declined sharply by approximately 31.7% since 2000, from 246 million decreased to 168 million (2000). But, there is still more than half of them work worldwide. In fact, child labor deeply affects the children involved. It deprives with their opportunities to gain an education, affects their growth development as well as affecting their mental health. Child labor has deprived with a child’s opportunity to gain an education.
What the underdeveloped counties get is the destroyed environment while developed countries get most of the capital and cheap labor. For example, there are many Nike factories in Indonesia and Vietnam using the cheap labor and low price ingredient, but the local countries and workers only get little profits. So the factories have to extend working hours and even employ child laborers working in dangerous places for higher profits. In China, the 18 attempted suicides by Foxconn employees resulted in 14 deaths. In excess of the 36 hours a month allowed by Chinese law was routinely demanded from Foxconn employees (Fiona, James and Mimi).
Now I 've twice that many at a speed that would make the devil curse. I´m worn out Amelia, Were all worn out. (91)¨ Betsy pointed out how long the hours were at the factory and that everyone is tired and worn out. The petition would let the children working in the factories have reasonable hours. Brigid, a new worker at the factory, is being taught how to work the loom with the reluctant assistance of Lyddie.
Shathi Akter ID: 160039 Sub: language and composition Professor: John Rmarek Date: 3 Nubembor 2017 Child labor in Bangladesh Today’s child our future leader, but most of developing countries child are poor and uneducated. Child labor is a big problem in Bangladesh. Bangladesh is a developing country but it has lots of population and most of people are poor. The international child labor organization say those 5 years to 16 years child day and night working informal and formal section they are called child labor( Google Wikipedia ) Bangladesh has 79 million child labor and they are working many danger places. Such as they are work workshop, tea garden, restrorent, garments factory, bus helper.
SUBJECT AREA OF STUDY: Are laws not comprehensive enough to tackle child labour? CENTRE NAME: DECCAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL CENTRE NUMBER: IN725 CANDIDATE NAME: M.S.Aprameya CANDIDATE NUMBER: 0043 There are a lot of poor people in this world who cannot afford to even buy themselves a meal. Due to this the children in the family are forced to work and earn money. Many businesses take advantage of this and hire children to work for them and make them do dangerous tasks. Statistics suggest that there are 317 million economically active children aged between 5 to 17, out of whom 218 million children are regarded as child labours.
Migrating children The children who are migrated to work are the age group is 8- 16 years, the term and conditions of the work under which they work very poor and dangerous and many cases such migration would be called trafficking. But for their family these children are source of income and for the children it gives food security and prospect for better job after a few years. These children are mainly worked in sweet shops, restaurants, Dhaba and as domestic servant and they earn Rs. 1000-2000 per month. Remittance pattern and the impact of migrant on household wellbeing Quantum of remittance Value of remittance exist in market is unknown but some idea can be come from Money Order and Post Office.