Child Slavery In Africa By: Stephanie Shea
My Essential Question <ul><li>What is the significance of child slavery? </li></ul>
Why I Chose My Topic <ul><li>I Always wondered why they have child slavery. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s hard to think they can ...
I Already knew……….   <ul><li>That there own families gave them away. </li></ul><ul><li>That they can be forced to work all...
Big And Small Numbers <ul><li>There are about 27 million people today working under various forms of slavery. </li></ul><u...
How They Get Child Slaves <ul><li>Some cases, they just wait outside their houses and kidnap them. </li></ul><ul><li>But m...
Saved <ul><li>The saved children are placed at a new government run shelter on the out skirts of Ghana’s capital, Accra. <...
WOW <ul><li>Not long ago, the crew of a ship moored on the coast of a west Africa detained when it was found out that chil...
Questions I Still Have <ul><li>What is the oldest slave there is? </li></ul><ul><li>What are parents thinking when they se...
Work Cited  <ul><li>http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/3653737.stm </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.edusolution.com/ourworld/a...
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Child Slavery

  1. 1. Child Slavery In Africa By: Stephanie Shea
  2. 2. My Essential Question <ul><li>What is the significance of child slavery? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why I Chose My Topic <ul><li>I Always wondered why they have child slavery. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s hard to think they can be our age or even younger. </li></ul><ul><li>I wanted to find out more about child slavery. </li></ul><ul><li>I thought it sounded like an interesting topic to write research on. </li></ul>
  4. 4. I Already knew………. <ul><li>That there own families gave them away. </li></ul><ul><li>That they can be forced to work all night and all day. </li></ul><ul><li>That most of the slaves have very little education or none at all. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Big And Small Numbers <ul><li>There are about 27 million people today working under various forms of slavery. </li></ul><ul><li>Over 200,000 children work as slaves in west and central Africa. </li></ul><ul><li>At least 200,000 children are trafficked within west Africa annually. </li></ul><ul><li>They tend to sweeten the inducement with a small sum of cash which is usually less than $15 and rarely more than $30. </li></ul>
  6. 6. How They Get Child Slaves <ul><li>Some cases, they just wait outside their houses and kidnap them. </li></ul><ul><li>But most of the time they can easily persuade the parents into giving up there child. </li></ul><ul><li>In return they promised an education. In reality, they are often beaten, fed on leftovers, forced to work long hours and forbidden to go to school. </li></ul><ul><li>Children are being born into slavery. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Saved <ul><li>The saved children are placed at a new government run shelter on the out skirts of Ghana’s capital, Accra. </li></ul><ul><li>The shelter in Accra serves as a halfway house for up to 50 children, aged 5 to 17. </li></ul><ul><li>The rehabilitation last several months and includes medical treatment, counseling, formal schooling and life skills training, such as personal hygiene . </li></ul>
  8. 8. WOW <ul><li>Not long ago, the crew of a ship moored on the coast of a west Africa detained when it was found out that child slaves were the ships cargo. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Questions I Still Have <ul><li>What is the oldest slave there is? </li></ul><ul><li>What are parents thinking when they sell there children? </li></ul><ul><li>How many children are saved a year? </li></ul>
  10. 10. Work Cited <ul><li>http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/3653737.stm </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.edusolution.com/ourworld/africanslavery.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.modernghana.com/news/111976/1/parents-selling-their-own-children.html </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.irinnews.org/report.aspx?reportid =59518 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.henciclopedia.org.uy/autores/Laguiadelmundo/Slavery.htm </li></ul>
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