Discrimination Of Child Labor In The Philippines

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According to Brown ‘’ Child labor take many forms. Agriculture is by far the largest sector employing children with unpaid family farm work dominating. Some 60 million children are involved. Young girls who should be in school are collecting water and firewood, or caring for siblings. In west Africa, an estimated 2 million are involved in cultivating cocoa, while some 400,000 are working on India’s cotton seed farms.’’ (2016).
While these children are not being giving their human rights, child labor is an issue that many turn a blind eye to. These children are being paid very low wages to work in factories that make millions off their products, although there are already laws against child labor, some people are not well educated of the issue at. Not only are these children missing
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This investigation resulted in a thirty- nine- page report by HRW that condemned the Philippine government for failing to protect children who are forced by poverty to work in small-scale gold mines and refocused international attention to the exploitation of child labor in the Philippines. (2016). they also took statistics and the number of children that are in the child labor is very outrageous. People need to open their eyes because that’s a lot of children working in these poor conditions for inadequate pay. Research by the PSA supports that ‘’In 2011, the Philippine statistics Authority (PSA) reported that there were 2.1 million children in the Philippines engaged in child labor and that two million- approximately ninety-five percent of those children were involved in hazardous labor. Approximately sixty percent of these child laborers work in agriculture, namely, in the production of sugarcane, bananas, coconuts, corn, hogs, palm oil, rice, rubber and tobacco.” (2015). And when it comes to politics not all politician will want to pass laws to band child labor or even help

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