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Small - International Labor - Amy, Casey, Crystal


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  1. 1. International Labor and Migration Rules Period IK Humanities Amy Zhao Casey Wu Crystal Lee
  2. 2. <ul><li>In 2002, there were 175 million migrants in China </li></ul><ul><li>Migrants can’t get proper jobs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High-risk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Little or no training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimum wage </li></ul></ul>The Issue
  3. 3. Statistics <ul><li>By the end of 2007, there were more than 4 million farmers turned migrant workers in Shanghai </li></ul><ul><li>Over 10 million migrants move to large cities in China per year </li></ul><ul><li>In 2005, half the migrant laborers’ monthly income was about 800 rmb, with about 20%below 500 rmb </li></ul><ul><li>Over 11% of China’s population are migrant workers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>150 million people </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Graphs Migrant Workers in Shanghai Areas of Activity of Migrant Workers in Shanghai
  5. 5. Global Effects <ul><li>Infrastructure of economy </li></ul><ul><li>Illegal </li></ul>
  6. 6. Our Reasons <ul><li>Issue close to home </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Village outside SAS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ayi’s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Etc. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Demolition of Jianying Hope School for migrant children in Shanghai begins &quot;Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.&quot; - B.F. Skinner (1904 - 1990) Will these children ever have the chance?
  8. 8. Migrant child on the streets. Doesn't he deserve a bright future, too? &quot;...happiness gives us the energy that is the basis for health.&quot; -Henri-Frederic Amiel
  9. 9. Liming School Pictures
  10. 10. Liming School Pictures
  11. 11. Liming School Pictures
  12. 12. Liming School Pictures
  13. 13. A video of our experience…
  14. 14. Interviews
  15. 15. Interviews (continued)
  16. 16. Interactive Activity <ul><li>This activity will enable us to: </li></ul><ul><li>Imagine needs of migrant children </li></ul><ul><li>Find ways to improve their lives </li></ul>
  17. 17. Directions <ul><li>3 groups </li></ul><ul><li>Groups are acting as migrant children </li></ul><ul><li>Each group must act out their specific need </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All group members must participate in skit </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Audience [2 groups not acting at time] </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- Try to guess their need </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How can you help them? </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Directions <ul><li>Group One wants: </li></ul><ul><li>Group Two wants: </li></ul><ul><li>Group Three wants: </li></ul>Safer Jobs Education Subsidized Housing
  19. 19. What is being done? <ul><li>Many organizations are working to improve the lives of migrants and their children </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Finding jobs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical fitness and health </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Organization Case Study Roots and Shoots <ul><li>Well-known, world-wide organization </li></ul><ul><li>SAS is already actively involved </li></ul><ul><li>Inspires people to take action to make the world a better place </li></ul>
  21. 21. Roots and Shoots’ PE Program The Migrant School Physical Education Program <ul><li>Schools in Shanghai </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ex. Liming School </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Provides physical education </li></ul><ul><li>Routine health check-ups </li></ul><ul><li>Sports Days </li></ul>
  22. 22. Benefits of R&S PE Program <ul><li>Provide underprivileged migrant children with opportunities to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve physical fitness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Establish healthy habits </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Our Organization Hope Of Migrants’ Education (HOME)
  24. 24. Why We Care We believe that everybody deserves a chance to a bright future
  25. 25. Goals <ul><li>Raise awareness about conditions of migrant children </li></ul><ul><li>Aid Roots and Shoots in their PE Program endeavor </li></ul>
  26. 26. The Message <ul><li>Everybody deserves a fair chance at a comfortable life </li></ul><ul><li>Education and health are important factors in life </li></ul>
  27. 27. Short-term Plan <ul><li>Contact Roots and Shoots about getting involved </li></ul><ul><li>Raise awareness through wikispace </li></ul>
  28. 28. Long-term Plan <ul><li>Participate in sports day sponsored by Roots and Shoots </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in the Liming Project’s weekly visits as often as possible </li></ul>
  29. 29. Required Resources <ul><li>Time </li></ul><ul><li>Connections </li></ul><ul><li>Means of communication </li></ul>
  30. 30. Taking Action <ul><li>We have already: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contacted Roots and Shoots through our Humanities teacher </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-mailed coordinator of R&S PE Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visited the Liming School as volunteers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>We need to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Continue to cooperate with the Liming Project </li></ul></ul>
  31. 31. Our Wiki <ul><li>Provides: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Background information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Statistics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Case studies of other organizations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Related articles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Related media </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Related organizations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You can find our wikispace at: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  32. 32. Related Organizations <ul><li>Other organizations working on this issue include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Roots and Shoots </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stepping Stones China </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hands on Shanghai (Adopt-A-School Program) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Loving Heart Association </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International Labour Organization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Action Love China (Young Eagles Project) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Also: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If you are a student, you’ll be able to participate in the Liming Project in high school. </li></ul></ul>
  33. 33. Why Should You Care? <ul><li>Children are the future </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Including migrant children! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Working in tandem is the only way to provide results </li></ul><ul><li>Migrants enabled China’s economy to thrive </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Yet they’ve received nothing in return </li></ul></ul>
  34. 34. You make the final decision.
  35. 35. Works Cited <ul><li>Resource #1 </li></ul><ul><li>Title/Name of resource: Shanghai Roots & Shoots </li></ul><ul><li>Title of article: PE Program: The Migrant School Physical Education Program </li></ul><ul><li>URL: </li></ul><ul><li>Resource #2 </li></ul><ul><li>Title/Name of resource: International Herald Tribune </li></ul><ul><li>Author(s) name (last, first): French, Howard W. </li></ul><ul><li>Title of article: Shanghai Moves to Close Private Schools for Migrants </li></ul><ul><li>Date of Publication: January 24, 2007 Page numbers used: </li></ul><ul><li>URL: </li></ul><ul><li>Resource #3 </li></ul><ul><li>Title/Name of resource: China Daily </li></ul><ul><li>Title of article: Education Subsidy to Kids of Migrant Workers in Shanghai </li></ul><ul><li>Date of Publication: 2007-12-2 </li></ul><ul><li>URL: </li></ul><ul><li>Resource #4 </li></ul><ul><li>Title/Name of resource: Mrs. Jordan </li></ul><ul><li>Author(s) name (last, first): Jordan, Carol </li></ul><ul><li>Resource #5 </li></ul><ul><li>Title/Name of resource: English People’s Daily Online </li></ul><ul><li>Title of article: Meeting the Needs of Migrant Worker </li></ul><ul><li>Publisher: China Daily </li></ul><ul><li>Date of Publication: April 16, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>URL: </li></ul><ul><li>Resource #6 </li></ul><ul><li>Title/Name of resource: UNESCO: Social and Human Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Title of article: FAQ:UNESCO SHS </li></ul><ul><li>URL: </li></ul>
  36. 36. Photo Attributions <ul><li>Attribution: </li></ul><ul><li>Image: '610x' </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Attribution: </li></ul><ul><li>Image: 'smPicture 10 with Caption 10 (Small)' </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Attribution: </li></ul><ul><li>Image: Roots & Shoots Logo </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Attribution: </li></ul><ul><li>Image: Chinese Migrant Workers </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Attribution: </li></ul><ul><li>Image: Chinese Migrant Child </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Attribution: </li></ul><ul><li>Image: Migrant School Children </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Attribution: </li></ul><ul><li>Image: Migrant School’s Classroom </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Attribution: </li></ul><ul><li>Image: Migrant Workers’ Children </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Attribution: </li></ul><ul><li>Image: 610x </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Attribution: </li></ul><ul><li>Image: Migrant school 20041 </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>