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  1. 1. Child Labor Today<br />by: Patrick Schultheis<br />Photo: unicef.org<br />
  2. 2. Child Labor:<br />-Thegainfulemployment of childrenbelowan age determined by law or custom.<br /> - Dictionary .com<br />Photograph: stevemccurry.files.wordpress.com<br />
  3. 3. Child Labor<br />~Child labor is mostly used because children cost less money to employ, plus to all the families in poverty they really have no choice but to take their children out of school and send them off to work.<br />Photograph: mahbuba.wordpress.com <br />
  4. 4. Child Labor<br />The Three Major Places Child Labor Is Used<br />Domestic servants in homes<br />2) In workshops/sweatshops.<br />3) In Agriculture/Farming<br />Photograph: www.onelawforall.org<br />
  5. 5. Child Labor<br />Working conditions<br /> Children active in child labor face hazardous conditions such as working with poisonious chemicals and pesticides when farming, breathing in coal dust when working with coal and in mines, working with large heavy objects such bricks, and rocks, and working with dangerous machinery<br />Photograph: turnbacktogod.com<br />
  6. 6. Child Labor<br />Health Problems Caused by Child<br />- Rapid skeletal growth<br />- Development of organs and tissues<br />- Greater risk of hearing loss<br />- Greater need for food and rest<br />- Higher chemical absorption rates<br />- Smaller size<br />- Lower heat tolerance<br />Photograph: turnbacktogod.com <br />
  7. 7. Child Labor<br />Education<br />Due to long hours of work it harms the children's education well being because they can’t fit school in for the 5 hours a day they get off because they have to use that time to sleep.<br />Photograph: turnbacktogod.com <br />
  8. 8. Child Labor<br />What Can We Do To Help?<br />- Supporting workers’ struggles to organize unions and reject child labor<br />- Campaigning for institutions to adopt and enforce child labor<br />- Implementing and supporting fair trade or labeling initiatives<br />- Promoting global labor standards and trade agreements<br />- Promoting access to education<br />Photograph: myessentia.com<br />
  9. 9. Works cited<br />“Child Labour.” unicef. 12/18/10 <unicef.org>.<br />“Ending Child Labor.” Child Labor Publick Education Project. 12/19/10 <continuetolearn.uiowa.edu>.<br />“Health Issues.” Child Labor Public Education Project. 12/19/10 <continuetolearn.uiowa.edu>.<br />

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