Child Labour And Child Labor

1600 WordsNov 30, 20167 Pages
Child Labor Issues There are children that suffer through child labor daily. Child labor is the use of children in a business or industry, usually illegal. “3 billion people around the world survive on $2.50 a day or less. And 2 billion people do not hold a bank account or have access to essential financial services” (“Living in Poverty”1). Children that are normally in labor come from a poor family that’s in need of money so badly that it comes down to selling their own children or putting them up for jobs. Child labor is happening right now, all around our world. There are children being forced into labor and not knowing anything different. Therefore, some parents and families may rely on child labor in order to have lives basic…show more content…
“Willful violations may be prosecuted criminally and the violator fined up to $10,000” (“Department of Labor” 1). Child labor is mostly made up of children who have families in poverty. Poverty is when someone is in the state of being extremely poor. There are many reasons for why so many people have ended up in poverty. The causes of child labor could decrease in the future. There are many charities for people in poverty. Not having people in poverty leads to Adults not putting their children through labor. Child labor isn’t good for our world. Not only because it’s against the law, but it effects our future. It effects our future by the children getting put into labor who can’t become knowledgeable people. Who could possibly do great things when they become adults because they are being taken out of school to work for their families. Child labor is a very effective thing to many people. It effects the parents of the children because many of them end up never even seeing their children because they are always having to work for them. Also it effects economies of where child labor is mainly happening. For example, child labor is mostly found in Asia. Which means people might start looking at Asia as if it were a place where you can get away with child labor easier than other places. Which is not good for the economy of Asia. Supply needs and industry demands for cheap, poor adults can cause
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