Group Members:
Thomas Gummer
Wai Yen Ng
Soon Lee Tan
Ian Kah Jun Wong
International Child Labour
Regulations; Pros and its...
What is child labour?
Child Labour International Regulation
 Sustained/regular use
of a minor for labour
(often hazardous...
Pros of International Child Labour
Regulation
 Minimum age of employment
Source: Handbook for Parliamentarians No 3 (2002...
Pros of International Child Labour
Regulation
 Health and Safety Issues
o “Between 1993 and 2002, four children were kill...
Pros of International Child Labour
Regulation
 Protection against Violence
Source: Video obtained from http://www.voicese...
Evaluation of its successfulness
Proportion of Working Children aged between
5 - 14
Africa Approximately 41%
Asia Approxim...
Evaluation of its successfulness
 Enactment of Treaties/Conventions (state
supremacy)
 Lack of enforcement (agencies/bod...
Conclusion
 Numerous Organisations/Conventions/ International
Regulations aimed at preventing child labour exist
but….
 ...
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  1. 1. Group Members: Thomas Gummer Wai Yen Ng Soon Lee Tan Ian Kah Jun Wong International Child Labour Regulations; Pros and its Successfulness
  2. 2. What is child labour? Child Labour International Regulation  Sustained/regular use of a minor for labour (often hazardous)  United Nations Convention On The Rights of the Child (CRC)  International Labour Organisation (ILO) What key international regulations exist?
  3. 3. Pros of International Child Labour Regulation  Minimum age of employment Source: Handbook for Parliamentarians No 3 (2002) – Eliminating the Worst Form of Child Labour
  4. 4. Pros of International Child Labour Regulation  Health and Safety Issues o “Between 1993 and 2002, four children were killed whilst working on farms in the UK” [UNICEF] http://www.unicef.org.uk/publications/pdf/ECECHILD2_A4.pdf  Deprivation of Education  Deprivation of Leisure  Ancillary risks; Trafficking Children often develop swollen fingers and aching backs working in cramped conditions. [BBC NEWS]
  5. 5. Pros of International Child Labour Regulation  Protection against Violence Source: Video obtained from http://www.voiceseducation.org/category/tag/convention-rights-child
  6. 6. Evaluation of its successfulness Proportion of Working Children aged between 5 - 14 Africa Approximately 41% Asia Approximately 21% Latin America Approximately 17% Oceania Approximately 10% Source: ILO Bureau of Statistics (1998).  Failure to solve poverty
  7. 7. Evaluation of its successfulness  Enactment of Treaties/Conventions (state supremacy)  Lack of enforcement (agencies/bodies)
  8. 8. Conclusion  Numerous Organisations/Conventions/ International Regulations aimed at preventing child labour exist but….  The battle continues!
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