- By no means a small problem


By: Lily, Connie, Jordan and Franklin
DEFINE IT!
CHILD LABOR (childe-lay-bur)
(noun) Children lower than the minimum
legal Work age are employed in
regular or c...
SEEN AROUND THE WORLD
Children around the world are worked as/in:
- Child slaves
- Sweatshops & factories
- Farming & agri...
WHY?!
Child labor occurs because of:
- Poverty
- War
- Family debts
- Minimum incomes & crowded families
- Cultural values...
HERE? THERE? WHERE?!
Child labor is happening throughout the
developing world.




           Did You Know . . .?
In Asia,...
THE PAIN IN THEIR EYES
Child labor causes children to:
- Lack of proper education
- Poor health
- Exposure to dangerous co...
THE WAY OUT!
Child labor can solved by:
- Having stronger anti-labor laws
- Providing more income to families in poverty
-...
WHY SHOULD YOU CARE?
- They are children like us.
- They are victims of conditions beyond their
   control.
- You have the...
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    1. 1. - By no means a small problem By: Lily, Connie, Jordan and Franklin
    2. 2. DEFINE IT! CHILD LABOR (childe-lay-bur) (noun) Children lower than the minimum legal Work age are employed in regular or continuous labor Did You Know . . .? 245 mil ion children, between the age 5 and 17 Worked as laborers.
    3. 3. SEEN AROUND THE WORLD Children around the world are worked as/in: - Child slaves - Sweatshops & factories - Farming & agricultural work - Tour guides - Child prostitution - Child soldiers
    4. 4. WHY?! Child labor occurs because of: - Poverty - War - Family debts - Minimum incomes & crowded families - Cultural values - Lack of education
    5. 5. HERE? THERE? WHERE?! Child labor is happening throughout the developing world. Did You Know . . .? In Asia, the child workforce is 22%. In 1996, United States had 296,200 children laborers.
    6. 6. THE PAIN IN THEIR EYES Child labor causes children to: - Lack of proper education - Poor health - Exposure to dangerous conditions - Improper development - Be abused - Exposure to STD’s - Exposure to violence
    7. 7. THE WAY OUT! Child labor can solved by: - Having stronger anti-labor laws - Providing more income to families in poverty - Reducing global conflict - Providing access to education & health care
    8. 8. WHY SHOULD YOU CARE? - They are children like us. - They are victims of conditions beyond their control. - You have the power, through activism and pro- active choices to influence those conditions. Did You Know . . .? 730 mil ion people wil join the workforce. 3/4 of the children have dangerous jobs.

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