Child Slavery In Africa Final

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Child Slavery In Africa Final

  1. 1. Child Slavery in Africa By: Leighanne Hanshaw
  2. 2. What is Child Slavery? <ul><li>Child slavery is children who are sold to people to work for them all day long. </li></ul><ul><li>The children work form early morning to late night. They do not get a break and only eat once a day at four o’clock in the morning. </li></ul>
  3. 3. How Much Do Parents Sell their Children for? Why do Parents Sell Their Children? <ul><li>Parents sell their children for as little as $14 or as most as $30. </li></ul><ul><li>Parents sell their children for many reason like one of their family members are sick, they are poor, or they need money for food. </li></ul><ul><li>They also sell the children because they can’t support all their children. </li></ul>
  4. 4. What Children do as Slaves…. <ul><li>Boy slaves will work on a cotton fields. </li></ul><ul><li>Girl slave will work as domestic slaves and prostitutes. </li></ul><ul><li>But boys and girls both work in cocoa plantations. </li></ul>
  5. 5. How do Men get the Children? <ul><li>Men get children by tricking the parents into selling their children. </li></ul><ul><li>They can do this by telling the parents the children will get a good education with a wealthy family or they are going to receive professional training. </li></ul><ul><li>They also kidnap children (mostly girls) </li></ul>
  6. 6. What Countries Mostly buy Slaves? <ul><li>Most children are sold to the countries Benin, Burking Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Gabon, Nigeria and, Togo. </li></ul>
  7. 7. When They Work……… <ul><li>Children work all day long. </li></ul><ul><li>They work in any conditions and all types of weather. </li></ul><ul><li>They work all day from early morning to late night. </li></ul>
  8. 8. How Many People Work as Slaves? <ul><li>It is estimated that 250 million children work world wide. </li></ul><ul><li>200 thousand are sold every year. </li></ul><ul><li>77 million people work many forms of slavery. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Are any Countries Trying To Stop Child Slavery? <ul><li>Child slavery is illegal in Ivory Coast but the government said the practice should continue because foreign companies do not pay enough forcing them to child slavery. </li></ul><ul><li>Now they have at least 15 thousand children work in the cocoa industry. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Work Cited <ul><li>1. http://www.helium.com/items/578667-child-slavery-in-africa </li></ul><ul><li>2. http://www.my-nigeria.com/2008/12/29/child-slavery-modern-africas-export-to-the-united-states/ </li></ul><ul><li>3. http://accidentalblogger.typepad.com/accidental_blogger/2006/10/child_slavery_i.html </li></ul><ul><li>4. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/africa/412628.stm </li></ul><ul><li>5. http://www.edusolution.com/ourworld/africanslavery.htm </li></ul>

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