About 215 million children worldwide are being denied their childhood because they are involved in child labour—that’s 1 out of 6 children in the world! Even worse, 115 million of these children are employed in hazardous work.
What is the difference between Child Work and Child Labour
Reasons for Child Labour:
There are many reason why children are involved into Child Labour.
When Children are born into a poor family, they often help earning money. Sometimes they are even taken against their will and being used by or sold to corrupt people. It is easier for employees to get children to work in bad conditions than adults; they are cheaper to employ.
Some people consider Child Labour as “socialization”.
The knowledge and understanding is often lacking about participating on the educational system.
What can be done about Child Labour:
There are a number of things that can be done about Child Labour.
Improving Laws and Regulations/ Poverty Reduction/ Education/ Raising Awareness/