Child Labour

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Child Labour

Fast Facts- 215 million children in the world are child labourers... that's 1/6 children!- Child labourers work an average 12 hours/day, 26 months/ year- Would cost $760 billion over 20 years to end child labour BUT would generate over $4 trillion economic benefits- Agriculture deploys 70% of the world's child labour

The International Labour Office released a video in 2010 suggesting efforts to eliminate child labour are slowing down

Young boy working in Vietnam

Child working in coacoa field- Namibia

CreditsHaider, M. 2011. Iqbal Masih [Online Image]. Retrieved from http://www.dawn.com/news/669099/saving-child-labourers-is-big-business-for-a-canadian-ngoInternational Labour Office. (2010). ILO Reports on Child Labour Globally [Video]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yfKJ8Mof6lUWorld Bank. 2006. "Incidence rates for child labour worldwide" [Online Image]. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Enfants_au_travail_dans_le_monde.pngKulkarni, V. 2014. "Child labour" [Online Image]. Retrieved from http://www.isrj.net/Article.aspx?ArticleID=4022Compassion International. 2014. "Child Labor in Mexico" [Online Image]. Retrieved from http://www.compassion.com/sponsordonor/compassionmagazine/child-labor-mexico.htmBrandt, E. 2013. "Child struggles in coacoa field" [Online Image]. Retrieved from http://en.africatime.com/articles/namibia-many-still-use-child-labour-namibiaMilky, s. 2010. "Child working in sweatshop" [Online Image]. Retrieved from http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8570692.stm

Children making bricks in Mexico

- Child labour is found on many different contients-Highest incidence of child labour occurs in Africa

Child Labour

Iqbal Masih- Pakistan

This map explains locations of child labour

CNN's article on 10 worst countries for child labour: http://www.cnn.com/2013/10/15/world/child-labor-index-2014/

Young girl working in sweatshop- Bangladesh


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