Essays Tagged: "Child labour"

Child Labour

Child labour is one of the topic that presents strong emotions, beliefs and opinions. Most people ar ... that presents strong emotions, beliefs and opinions. Most people are opposed to the involvement of children in labour force activities when they are at an age when other activities, such as education ... n other activities, such as education and play, should be the central role in development. However, child labour represents an extremely difficult and complex issue which often extends beyond emotions ...

(5 pages) 303 1 4.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Child Labour or Child Labor case. Also refers to a case called the Fifth Column. The first part is about issues of child labour and what Canadian Companies should do about this issue.

OverviewAs defined, Child labour is work that is both exploitative and hazardous. This includes any work that jeopardize ... any work that jeopardizes a child's physical, mental, educational or social development. (Save the Children, [Online])Child labour is a global concern, affecting anyone who is a consumer. Developing ... g anyone who is a consumer. Developing and developed countries alike contribute to the existence of child labour, resulting in underage youth being employed in unhealthy environments, working long hou ...

(18 pages) 264 1 3.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters > Child Abuse

Why children in Canada are fortunate. charter of rights in relation to the rights of children is discussed.

Children in Canada are fortunateCompared to other countries, Canada has a better track record when i ... rtunateCompared to other countries, Canada has a better track record when it comes to following the Children's Bill of Rights. In this essay, I will attempt to prove that children born, raised, and li ... cross the world. A lot of people, especially in Canada, are not very familiar with issues regarding child labour and slavery, simply because these things are either non-existent, or a closely guarded ...

(3 pages) 84 1 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"The Chrysanthemums" by John Steinbeck

State of America. The country was recovering from the Great Depression, unions were developing, and child labour in manufacturing was terminated (Jones 805-6). The first female cabinet member in Ameri ... "green thumb" makes her an equal in her own eyes. It is safe to say that they were almost like her children and she took care of them like a mother. We see this when she talks about them so passionat ...

(11 pages) 244 0 4.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Child Labour.

Child LabourFor many people, child labour is something we think of as part of our history rather tha ... ur is something we think of as part of our history rather than our present, but the reality is that child labour continues today. Child labour refers to children who work in exploitative or dangerous ... ren who work in exploitative or dangerous conditions. Around the world, there are about 246 million children between the ages of 5 to 17 being employed in some form of economic activity. Among them, 1 ...

(1 pages) 66 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters > Child Abuse

Child Labour

Child labour is one of the topic that presents strong emotions, beliefs and opinions. Most people ar ... that presents strong emotions, beliefs and opinions. Most people are opposed to the involvement of children in labour force activities when they are at an age when other activities, such as education ... n other activities, such as education and play, should be the central role in development. However, child labour represents an extremely difficult and complex issue which often extends beyond emotions ...

(5 pages) 80 0 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

How has the transition to modern society changed women's lives?

ominant mature feminine role' Thus a combination of factors which included ideology, the banning of child labour, and restrictions of the employment of women, locked the majority of married women into ... ly' where the male was the breadwinner, the wife was the housewife, and the family consisted of two children - a boy and a girl. The mother had an expressive role, while the father had an instrumental ...

(8 pages) 244 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Relationship between Oliver Twist and the Industrial Revolution

ustrial revolution. Along with his other works, he would eventually inspire others to put an end to child labour, one the most horrific examples of human exploitation that went on in the industrial re ... try needed large numbers of workers and they didn't want to have to pay them a high wage, therefore Children were the ideal employees. Much of the first part of Oliver Twist challenges the organizatio ...

(6 pages) 70 2 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Child Labour: Is Boycotting the Answer?

In the world today, especially third world and developing nations, child labour is a major problem. It involves the exploitation of children, forcing them to work in u ... k in unsafe, unsanitary conditions, often for appallingly low wages. Many people are trying to stop child labour, but that is not an easy task. So, is boycotting the answer? To put it simply, no.To bo ... n the more effective the boycott. However, shutting down a company because it is suspected of using child labour is not as simple as it first seems. First, it is often hard to prove conclusively that ...

(2 pages) 73 2 2.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Child labour case study

Since the era of globalisation, child labour remains a widespread phenomenon throughout the world. For large number of children work ... ring and exploitation, and a fundamental abuse of human rights (Bequele, 1998). The consequences of child labour often result in education deprivation, social disadvantage, poor health, physical and p ... eprivation, social disadvantage, poor health, physical and psychological development. The causes of child labour are complex and wide ranging, but the future for child labour does show some good prosp ...

(6 pages) 72 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

William Blake The Chimney Sweeper

William BlakeThe Chimney SweeperThe Chimney Sweeper is set against the dark background of child labour that was prominent in England in the late 18th and 19th Century. It gives hints into Bl ... ddition "my father sold me" further showing Blake's need to bring out the pain and suffering of the children and sweepers during this period of time. The poem goes at a terrific pace, a curious choice ...

(5 pages) 81 0 4.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Charles Dickens: "Great Expectations".

ry, a dark and decayed warehouse over-run with rats. This was where he had his first experiences of child labour. Most of his time in the factory was spent sticking labels on bottles. Later in his lif ... .'Great Expectations' and many of Dickens' other novels were based around events in his unfortunate childhood and of those he saw around him. This idea comes through quite strongly throughout most of ...

(13 pages) 56 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Child Labour During The Industrial Revolution In Britain

Child labour generally means children work to produce a good or a service whether they are paid or n ... hildren work to produce a good or a service whether they are paid or not. It's a term for employing children. The Industrial Revolution introduces steam power. Factories were built. These took away th ... moved to crowded cities to find work places. Labourers were needed. Families were poor so they sent children to work as well. People were used to it, they worked when they were young and it was normal ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Speech on Child Labour

ke of these gigantic inflations, those hot Nike shoes remain at a steady price of $85. How? Answer: Child Labour.Child labour is work undertaken by a child that is harmful to them in some way. The lab ... them sick, stopping them from getting an education or damaging them emotionally.The worst forms of child labour include using children as slaves or prostitutes, forcing them to sell drugs or commit c ...

(2 pages) 24550 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Ethics in Business

d schemes to stakeholders and others considered. The company shouldn't discriminate on any grounds. Child labour should be strictly prohibited. The company must follow a collaborative approach it vend ...

(2 pages) 135 0 4.3 Dec/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Child Labour Should Be Banned

would be like growing up, having to work from the age of five and not being able to go to school. 'Child Labour' is defined by the United States Department of Labour (DOL) as 'the employment of boys ... hen they are too young to work for hire; or when they are employed at jobs unsuitable or unsafe for children of their ages' It is not something we are too familiar with ourselves, living in a wealthy ...

(3 pages) 70 4 4.4 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Diwali

li is more injurious than just that. It creates problems of air and sound pollution, contributes to child labour, makes life hell for the birds, brings economic class differences blatantly out in the ...

(2 pages) 13 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Analysis of unemployment (based on the Australian economy)

our force is defined as people 16 years of age or older who are employed or actively seeking a job. Child labour forbids teenagers between the ages of 16 and 18 to be involved in hazardous jobs. In Au ...

(18 pages) 100 0 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

History of Child labour

Child labour, which can be defined as any work done by a minor for monetary or other reward, decline ... ritain during the 19th and 20th centuries. The 1851 census recorded that more than a quarter of all children aged between ten and fourteen were employed in a variety of occupations (Block 2, p.89), bu ... -time education was compulsory until the age of sixteen (Block 2, p.112), showing that the focus of children’s lives had shifted from work to school. Today, children below the age of fourteen rar ...

(8 pages) 28 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

        Everyday, around the world millions of children are forced to

Everyday, around the world millions of children are forced to work in harsh and grueling, environments with very little pay. Child Labor is ... and Developing World. As awful as it may sound these hardships aren't necessarily bad economically. Child Labour provides many benefits to the people and government: it provides jobs and encourages ec ... des jobs and encourages economic growth through cheap products. Compared to many starving, helpless children, these children have shelter, income, and actively help their economy. Underdeveloped, and ...

(1 pages) 417 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics