Child Slavery in  Africa By Omarr Asbury
Essential Question  <ul><li>Why do they use children slaves? </li></ul>
Why did I pick this topic? <ul><li>I picked this topic because when we watched the Oprah episode I had a million questions...
How many kid are slaves in africa? <ul><li>There are about 200,000 child slaves in eastern and central Africa. </li></ul>
How  do they children become slaves? <ul><li>The parents of the slaves sometimes sell their kids for as low as $20. </li><...
Do the parents of the slaves know where their children are? <ul><li>Since the villages are so far away, parents usually do...
Do the slaves get schooled? <ul><li>The children don’t get schooled until they are free. </li></ul><ul><li>Many of the for...
How dangerous it really is. <ul><li>Sometimes when the kids are out on the fishing boat the nets get stuck. The children t...
How does child slavery stop? <ul><li>Some people try to persuade the fisherman to stop slavery. Most are successful but ot...
Why its Important to stop child slavery. <ul><li>It’s important because its so dangerous. No one wants to be a slave espec...
Work Cited <ul><li>http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/h/world/africa/412628.stm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.edusolution.com/outword/...
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CHILD SLAVERY

  1. 1. Child Slavery in Africa By Omarr Asbury
  2. 2. Essential Question <ul><li>Why do they use children slaves? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why did I pick this topic? <ul><li>I picked this topic because when we watched the Oprah episode I had a million questions. It really touched and made me think how lucky I am. </li></ul>
  4. 4. How many kid are slaves in africa? <ul><li>There are about 200,000 child slaves in eastern and central Africa. </li></ul>
  5. 5. How do they children become slaves? <ul><li>The parents of the slaves sometimes sell their kids for as low as $20. </li></ul><ul><li>Fisherman kids take the roles of slaves only if they are adopted. </li></ul><ul><li>Some slaves are captured. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Do the parents of the slaves know where their children are? <ul><li>Since the villages are so far away, parents usually don’t know where they children are. Most don’t even communicate with the children. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Do the slaves get schooled? <ul><li>The children don’t get schooled until they are free. </li></ul><ul><li>Many of the former slaves learn how to read English in about 2 years. </li></ul><ul><li>There are many homes that provide education, food and shelter to former slaves in Africa. </li></ul>
  8. 8. How dangerous it really is. <ul><li>Sometimes when the kids are out on the fishing boat the nets get stuck. The children then have to dive in to get the net. Some get stuck and never come back up. </li></ul>
  9. 9. How does child slavery stop? <ul><li>Some people try to persuade the fisherman to stop slavery. Most are successful but others have to be convinced with money. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Why its Important to stop child slavery. <ul><li>It’s important because its so dangerous. No one wants to be a slave especially someone younger than 5. all kids should be outside running around and laughing. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Work Cited <ul><li>http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/h/world/africa/412628.stm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.edusolution.com/outword/africanslavery.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://afrospear.wordpress.com/2008/03/12/moder-slavery-in-west-africa/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.heluim.com/items/578667-child-slavery-in-africa </li></ul><ul><li>http://nigeriaworld.com/articles/2009/mar/312.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://ihscslnews.org/view_article.php?id=119 </li></ul><ul><li>Nytimes.com </li></ul><ul><li>Oprah.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.stopchildslavery.com/csol.jpg </li></ul>
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