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Child Slavery, Social Studies
Child Slavery, Social Studies
Child Slavery, Social Studies
Child Slavery, Social Studies
Child Slavery, Social Studies
Child Slavery, Social Studies
Child Slavery, Social Studies
Child Slavery, Social Studies
Child Slavery, Social Studies
Child Slavery, Social Studies
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  • 1. Child Slavery By: Amanda Dezzi
  • 2. My Essential Question
    • If child slavery continues how will it affect Africa?
  • 3. Why I Chose This Topic
    • I chose this topic because I wanted to learn more about how child slavery works, who’s involved, and how much better kids have it in the United States than in Africa.
  • 4. What I Already Knew
    • Parents sell their kids into slavery.
    • Parents are bribed thinking their kids are going to a nice family and educated.
    • You get whipped or beaten if they disobey there owner.
  • 5. How many slaves are in Africa and is it illegal?
    • Over 200,000 children work as slaves in central and west Africa.
    • Even though its illegal in Africa it is still very common.
  • 6. How do children become part of slavery?
    • Some kids are sold for as little as $14.
    • Brokers scout for children among poor families in rural areas.
    • Brokers also persuade the kids parents saying they will have a good education or going to live with a wealthy family.
    • Some children are kidnapped right outside of their houses.
  • 7. How do Slaves Live?
    • The slaves face very harsh living conditions and are unable to see their families.
    • Farmers operating cocoa farms are paid so little that they turn to slave labor usually with children.
    • The children are not paid, they are forced to stay locked up at night, beaten and killed for doing a bad job or trying to escape.
  • 8. How are the slaves transported?
    • Many people die in transportation.
    • 400 people were found aboard a boat anchored in Continuo harbor
    • When a ship carrying hundreds of people that was recently turned away from Benin, Africa officials suspect slaves.
    • Millions of men, woman, and children, roughly twice the population of Rhode Island are being held against their will as modern day slaves.
  • 9. What Countries Sell Slaves?
    • Countries at the front of the line in slavery include, Benin, Gabon, Nigeria, Cameroon, Togo, and Cote d’Ivoire.
    • Sometimes referred to as bonded laborers, UNICEF estimated that 200,000 children from west and central Africa are sold every year.
  • 10. What Surprised Me
    • That so many African kids are sold into slavery every year.
    • How bad their living conditions are.
  • 11. Questions I Still Have
    • Is it against the law to own a slave or just to sell them?
  • 12. Resources
    • http:// www.edusolution.com/ourworld/africanslavery.htm
    • http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/africa/412628.stm
    • http://www.helium.com/items/578667-child-slavery-in-africa
    • http://www.infoplease.com/spot/slavery1.html
    • http://www.oecollaborative.com/main/2009/05/19/child-slavery-now-being-imported-to-us/

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