World Day Against Child Labor 2014
• World Day Against Child Labor 2014
This week, June 12 is World Day Against Child Labor. According to the latest data, the number of working children aged 5 to 14 years, the world is about 250 million, of which 110 million are working in hazardous conditions.
Currently, child labor in the majority of countries considered the operation and declared illegal.
factory worker for the production of aluminum cookware:
Why there is a mass phenomenon? Child labor is one of the consequences of poverty and low levels of development of the state.
9-year-old Paulo Henrique Felik collects materials in the garbage, recyclable, Brazil.
One of the main reasons that force children to work is that it affects the survival of their families, as well as their own survival
A small brick factory worker in Pakistan:
Another reason - the will of adults who can use a vulnerability of children in their own selfish purposes.
Work on the dump in Cambodia:
The work in the coal mines - one of the most dangerous occupations, especially for children. According to statistics, in the north of India in the coal mines employs about 70 000 children.
The worker picks up a basket of coal in the vehicle:
In almost all countries of the world throughout history, children of farmers, servants, artisans and then helped their parents. Most likely, the able-bodied children helped even in primitive societies. The search for gold in the Central African Republic:
In XIX century child labor in factories, factories and mines was common in many industrialized countries in Europe and America. Children worked together with adults up to 15-18 hours a day (sometimes with 5-6 years of age), and they were paid for it several times less.
Shinomontazhki worker in Bolivia:
The tobacco factory in Bangladesh:
10-year-old boy who was carrying a mortar shell. Aleppo, Syria:
Collect food from the landfill in Islamabad, Pakistan:
a brick factory workers on the outskirts of Herat, Afghanistan:
and a dump again. At this time, in Managua, Nicaragua. Statistics states that in Nicaragua are forced to work 13% of children aged 5 to 17; Guatemala - 21%, in Honduras - 15%, in Belize - 10%, in Panama - 7%, El Salvador and Costa Rica - 5%.
Small collectors poppy, Afghanistan:
Mechanic in the garage, Afghanistan:
12-year-old employee of a coal mine:
12-year-old worker at the aluminum factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Many are working 12 hours a day:
7-year-old worker in a brick factory in Jalalabad, Afghanistan:
The symbolic action "Red card against child labor", Rio de Janeiro, Brazil:
The boy - an illegal immigrant from Myanmar collects plastic in a landfill in Thailand.