All posts tagged with: child labour

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CHILD LABOUR AND CHILD WORK

Publié 20 septembre 2013 Avatar Chima F. Madu

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I had an argument with a friend, a few days ago about the rights of a child. In the course of the argument i realised that most of the reasons he had against various rights of the child were based on ignorance rather than fact. For example he said prohibiting child labour promotes the idea that children have a right to disobey their parents and not do any work they dont feel like. This is so wrong and it prompted me to write this little piece because i believe there are many others...


Child Labour, What does it look like?

Publié 19 novembre 2013 no picture Tanvir F Akhter

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Child Labour Yesterday I saw a young child of only 8 years old carrying 7 or more bricks with his tiny hands. His small muscles in his arms and chest were becoming prominent. Sweats was falling down from his bare upper body. I asked him, "boy why are you doing this?!" He told me that he was hungry from yesterday. He needs some money to buy bread! Tell us, Speak Up! Readers, I know you all feel sorry for that little boy. Ya. This is child labour. This is the small part of business in a third wor...


Let's talk how we can eradicate the child labour (my response to JulieVOY)

Publié 19 novembre 2013 no picture Tanvir F Akhter

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Stop Child Labour. Often we hear voices from the responsible and hearted people of society. How we can we be the ones who are also kind-hearted and responsible?! Lets talk ... Children do heavy work for the sake of money. The need money for buying food, food for themselves or for their family, and also for some other basic needs like clothes, drugs, school fees etc. Can you imagine this scenario: A 10 year old boy comes to a factory for work because his younger sister is sick and she needs medic...


Education Above All

Publié 18 juin 2014 Avatar Pona Bana

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On this memorable Day of the African Child, we, the children of the province of Kasai -Occidental, want to advocate against the violation of the right of the child to education. Article 28 - States Parties recognize the right of the child to education Education is one of the fundamental rights of the child. The State must assure this right, as stipulated in article 28 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, because education can contribute in a way or another to the peace and developme...


The Problem of Child Work in Bandundu

Publié 18 juin 2014 Avatar Pona Bana

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Following the World Day Against Child Labour, Deo, a Young Reporter from Bandundu, raises his voice against the economic exploitation of school-aged children in his hometown. Today I am going to talk to you about the economic exploitation of children in the city of Bandundu. This violation of children’s rights is widespread, to the extent that it is readily accepted by the population of the city of Bandundu, when in reality it is something to be vigorously condemned. The ec...