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World Day Against Child Labour

Child Labour. Although in Western societies it's exactly the same just from the age of about 19 the red lines start getting drawn...

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from the Guardian

How activism forced Nike to change its ethical game

Many large corporations have built factories in developing countries such as China, where they can get away with paying workers little to nothing for long working hours and harsh working conditions. One company that came under fire for sweatshops was Nike, who moved their factories from the US to Taiwan, Vietnam, China and South Korea to bypass US working regulations. Campaigns spread word about Nike’s child labour and unethical practices, damaging their reputation and forcing them to repair…

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“Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice. Like Slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings." Nelson Mandela

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from Dany Pepin - Graphic Designer

School project S6 – Stop child labor

the one bloody hand print along with how close it the button. super though provoking and powerful.

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from Mail Online

Britain's child slaves: They started at 4am, lived off acorns and had nails put through their ears for shoddy work. Yet, says a new book, their misery helped forge Britain

U.K. Industrial Revolution, XIX Century. Child chimney sweeps often had to crawl through holes only 18in wide - and cruel masters would light fires to make them climb faster. Many fell to their deaths

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Children in the Victorian Age JUST THINK MAYBE A FEW MONTHS OF THIS FOR THE KIDS OF TODAY? YA THINK MAYBE THE ENTITLEMENT ATTITUDE WOULD GO AWAY?

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"BBC: Lewis Hine's photographs of young children working in cotton mills and coal mines helped convince US lawmakers in the early 20th century to introduce new industrial regulations to protect children." What?! It took regulation-establishing legislation to coerce corporations to do the right thing?

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