What is Child Labor ?Child labor is the use of children in industry or business, especially when illegal or considered inhuman.
History 1832 1836 1842 1876 1881New England Massachusetts Massachusett Working men’s Childrenworkers creates law; s limits party proposes under 14condemn children under children to banning the yearschild labor 15 must attend working 10 employment of banned school at least 3 hours a day. children under 14 from months a year. years. employm ent.
Why Do We Care ? You may not think itThese children but child labor effectsare being used you and your childrenfor much cheaper to.than you, theyare also smallerand can workmore than you. These could Who would be any lowyou choose? income
Some low income Why ? families might send thereYou might be children out to asking, “If its find jobs as a so bad then last chance. WHY do we even do it?” But big businesses see this as a great way to get some cheap labor, due to the child’s
Where is it Worst ? The worst places for child labor are Nigeria, Pakistan, India, and Yemen.
Where is the HelpHelp is out there…International Labor Organization ILOUnderstanding Children’s Work UCWIllinois Department Of Labor IDOLFlorida Department Of Business Professional Regulation … these are just a few.