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Child Labour and Sweatshops Part 3

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Child Labour and Sweatshops Part 3 Child Labour and Sweatshops – Who Made YOUR Shirt? Types of Garments Made in Sweatshops There are some types of clothing that are more likely to be produced in a sweatshop by child labor than others. -Shoes Athletic shoes and sneakers are more commonly made in a sweatshop, but …

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Child Labour

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When we speak of child labour there can be many different definitions that come to mind. To begin with, the definition of this term can mean several different things, depending on the context it is used in. First of all, it does not refer to a child doing chores around the house or helping with …

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Child Labour Pros And Cons

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As we all know, child labour is a much thought about topic, and we consider both the pros and cons of this topic, and yes, believe it or not there are cons, albeit not too many. Many of us in the western developed world consider child labor a taboo, and think of it as a …

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US Department of Labor releases 3 new reports on international child labor and forced labor

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December 15th 2010, The US Department of Labor released 3 new reports on international child labor and forced labor The Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today announced the release of three reports on child labour and/or forced labour from around the world. Secretary Solis was joined by Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa at U.S. …

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Child Labour and Sweatshops Part 2

Child Labour and Sweatshops Part 2 Why Are There Sweatshops? -Economics The main reasons for the existence of child labour and the roles of children as child laborers in sweatshops are economic. For example, many of the children discovered in the Indian sweatshop mentioned above had been sold by their parents to recruiters. These recruiters …

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Child Labour and Sweatshops Report Part 1

Special Report: Child Labour and Sweatshops – Who Made YOUR Shirt? Part 1: Introduction Sweatshops, while an ugly scene, in the United States, is a tradition in many parts of the world. In fact, it was once commonplace in the United States. In the early 1800s, it is reported that one-third of America’s labour force …

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