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Child labor presentation powerpoint

  1. 1. Child Labor<br />By: Abbie Hays, Eilidh Radcliff, Katya Frangulova and Polina Nash<br />
  2. 2. Central Idea<br />Human responsibility shapes the future of the world.<br />
  3. 3. Lines of Inquiry <br />Rights and responsibilities of businesses <br />Reasons why children are forced to work <br />Types of child labor<br />
  4. 4. Types of Child Labor<br />Manufacturing <br />factories<br />Agriculture<br /> Harvesting/farming<br />Household<br /> cooking<br /> sewing<br /> cleaning<br />
  5. 5. Causes of Child Labor<br />Poverty<br />Parental illiteracy<br />Tradition of making children learn family skills<br />Absence <br />
  6. 6. Child Labor World Wide<br />50 Million children are forced to work illegally in brick kilns, building sites, sorting matches, factories of every kind, garages, hotels and shops.<br />Families need the children to work for money to have the necessities of life.<br />Their children know that their family needs the money so they work when their parents tell them to work.<br />Some children that work are in toxic fumes that could cause muscular degeneration and blur eyesight.<br />Many die young because of the poor conditions they are in.<br />
  7. 7. Rights and responsibilities of Businesses <br />Businesses should follow laws signed by their <br />country.<br />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.<br />If they don’t know one knows until inspectors go and inspect the factory otherwise the businesses will admit it eventually. <br />
  8. 8. Rights and Responsibilities of Consumers <br />Consumers don’t have to check the code of conduct every time the go to the store but theybecome aware if the store is using child labor a lot!<br />
  9. 9. Convention of the Rights of the Child<br />Article 1 and 2<br />Article 12 and 24<br />Article 12 :<br />(respect for the views of the<br /> children)<br />Every child has the right to<br /> say what they think in all<br /> matters affecting them, and<br /> to have their views taken<br /> seriously<br />Article 24 :<br />(health and health services)<br />Every child has the right to the best<br />possible health. Governments must<br />provide good quality health care,<br />clean water, nutritious food and a <br />clean environment so that children <br />can stay healthy. Richer countries<br />must help poorer countries achieve<br />this.<br />Article 1: <br />(definition of the child)<br />Everyone under the age of 18 has<br /> all the rights in the Convention.<br />Article 2 :<br />(without discrimination)<br />The Convention applies to every<br /> child whatever their ethnicity,<br /> gender, religion, abilities,<br /> whatever they think or say, no<br /> matter what type of family they<br /> come from.<br />
  10. 10. Convention of the Rights of the Child<br />Article 26 and 27<br />Article 28 and 31<br />Article 26 :<br />(social security)<br />Governments must provide extra<br />money for the children of families<br />in need.<br /> Article 27 :<br />(adequate standard of living)<br />Every child has the right to a<br /> standard of living that is good<br /> enough to meet their physical,<br /> social and mental needs. <br /> Government must help families<br /> who cannot afford to provide this. <br />Article 28 :<br />(right of education)<br />Every child has the right to an<br />education. Primary education<br />must be available to every child.<br />Discipline in schools must respect<br />children’s human dignity.<br /> Wealthy countries must help<br /> poorer countries achieve this.<br />Article 31 :<br />(leisure, play and culture)<br />Every child has the right to relax,<br />play and join in a wide range of<br />Cultural and artistic activities.<br />
  11. 11. Convention of the Rights of the Child<br />Article 32 and 42<br />Article 32 :<br />(child labor)<br />Governments must protect<br /> children from work that is<br /> dangerous or might harm their<br /> health or education.<br />Article 42 :<br />(knowledge of rights)<br />Governments must make the<br />convention known to children<br /> and adults.<br />
  12. 12. !Thank You For Coming!<br />