Child Labor During A Nike Factory

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CHILD LABOR IN A NIKE FACTORY IN PAKISTAN
Sumiah Alharbi
04/06/15
H.T Law 791
Prof. Sarah Buel

Abstract

This paper especially focuses on the problem of Child Labor in Pakistan with respect to the case of the world-renowned sports brand Nike and its use of children in its factories in Pakistan. A set of laws that can be established to eradicate this evil from Pakistan have been elaborated upon in the paper, these proposals include the Trafficking Victim Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA), the International Human Right Treaty by the General Assembly, International Criminal Court (ICC), penalty laws for businesses practicing child labor, system to inspect workplaces for child labor and holding employers responsible for the education of the employed children. The recommendations section of the paper deals with methods beside laws that can aid in the eradication of child labor and includes negative publicity, introducing a rating mechanism and dealing with competing (and ethically more sound) organizations.

Outline:
I. Introduction:
A. Thesis statement:
Because child labor is practiced in Pakistan at a Nike factory, I propose the Trafficking Victim Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA), the International Human Right Treaty by the General Assembly, International Criminal Court (ICC), and negative publicity to mitigate the problem.

II. Analyses the problem:
A. Child Trafficking affects children in several ways including:
1. It harms the child
2. Some children work…
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