Regulated Child Labor

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Child abuse is a worldwide problem. Due to the necessity of economic growth, it affects a lot of the developing countries more than others. Child labor is an existing problem that needs regulation. Thanks to the International Labor Organization (ILO) which led to the global commitment to eliminate the worst forms of child labor, so that all the incidents that has been happening in factories, farms, fishing and mines with children can be supervised and make sure works are carried under the laws. Child abuse has become a well talk topic in the developed countries against the developing countries, using it as means of well economic standards. As John J Tierney a professor at the Institute of World Politics in his article “Regulated Child Labor”…show more content…
And not receiving education therefore stop some children from a better future and they are also exposed to high risk of health problems. Nations shouldn’t allow greed to overcome their humanity. Children have the right to choose their present as well as their future. Education, health is a right they were born with, and not to become bread-winners for their families. Therefore, products made by children should be banned, is a way of telling them: Your pain has ended. People in support of child labor claims that it is beneficial for developing countries and the economic growth. without having in mind that children are people who are dependent upon their families or government officials. During the revolution time, children became young workers to help in the growth of their countries as well as supporting their parents at home. Weather changes or family events has never been seen as obstacles for children no to work the designated number of hours per month, which makes…show more content…
This is partly true but not giving them the choice has made some potential children limit their knowledge for less. Those are children who may have become scientists, professors, and presidents, but making them test money as young as 5 years has shorten their ambitions to just what they have on hand. It is good for children to work and gain working experience, which can prevent laziness and make them value opportunities. Children who have the legal age to work and the necessity to do so should do so as part time jobs but an opportunity to go to high school, college, professional centers, technical jobs or learn trade should not be deprived. Works done at home to help parents iis the best to gained skills and commitment to life. As Tierney explains, certain types of work as apprenticeship or family related chores after school can be constructive learning experience. But the type of child labor that has become the focus of international concern is the abusive, unhealthy, commercial exploitation of children that interferes with their education. Children who help their parents at home are developing useful skills for the near future but those who are working under harsh conditions in the industries, factories, farms, mines in order to get paid are only destroying their future. For example, in Mexico there are 30% of children as early as six and seven years working
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