Encyclopedia > Child labour

  Article Content

Child labor

Redirected from Child labour

The use of children as laborers, is considered by wealthy countries as a human-rights violation, and outlawed, while poorer countries may allow it, as families often rely on the labors of their children for survival.

The term child labor generally refers to a larger phenomenon; the systematic exploitation of children for their labor, with little compensation nor consideration for their safety, or health.

International concern has recently been raised has been in regard to an implied moral complicty of the buying public with child exploitation, through the purchase of products assembled or otherwise manufactured with child labor.

Individuals, corporations, nations, and other entities can often be active in a deliberate, systematic, use of children for their labor, while others will ignore such abuse.



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Dynabee

... acceleration of the gyroscope is best when the precession of the gyroscope is supported and amplified by wrist motion. It takes a while until one finds the "rolling" ...

 
 
 
This page was created in 35.6 ms