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    Many people are being taken advantage of throughout Africa And the Middle East. Most of them usually have no way to stand up for themselves. This is why they become victims. Women are often violated under the Taliban in Pakistan as well as in Afghanistan. Throughout Western Africa child labor and slavery occurs. These young men need the same help and attention that these women of the Middle East need. There are ways that society can draw an end to these violations of these people. Throughout western Africa one of the most common crops that some of these West African countries thrive from is the cocoa plant. Children are often used for this because kids are young, which means that the children’s salary can be lower that what a grown man would earn. On average these child laborers receive about $2.00 per day. This is not even considered and income due to the fact that it is below the poverty line. Children also have more energy to complete the tasks given to them. Unlike grown men, these kids are easily intimidated by the brutes that run these plantations. These laborers are forced into this life style. It is not and option given to them by their adults, sometimes they are sold or even given away to traffickers by their own parents. Due to the intense work schedule, there is no time for these children to attend school for any other facilities that can offer them an education. Many of these workers are between the ages of 12-16. Some are even younger than that. Some reporters…

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    Chocolate has long been hailed as the “food of the gods” – a sweet, delectable indulgence that allows consumers to experience pure bliss. However, in 2000, True Vision Production shattered this notion with the release of “Slavery, A Global Investigation,” a documentary which exposed the disturbing amount of child slavery behind West Africa’s cocoa industry. Because of this newfound awareness, American consumers with an insatiable desire for chocolate face an ethical dilemma – is indulging in…

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    Child Labor In America

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    In connection to America, child labor is a serious problem in the present day just as it was in the past. America used child labor until tragic events and laws caused a change, but continues to support such a corrupt system though its companies. Child labor may be illegal within the states, but America still benefits from it. Many big companies in retail use child labor in other countries. Clothing, technology, and food companies use sweatshops and factories to have their products produced. The…

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    Simone Ggbo Case Study

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    The major objective of this essay is to select a case from the International Criminal Court and to describe the circumstances of the case, the parties involved, the alleged crimes, the evidence presented by both prosecution and defense, and the current disposition of the case. The case that I have selected to write about is the case of The Prosecutor VS Simone Gbagbo. The parties involved in this case are Simone Gbargo, her husband President Gbagbo, the citizens of Ivory Coast which is…

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    Ever wonder how such a bitter bean as cocoa can become such a sweet savory food as chocolate? There's a darker story behind how they get this food that is still sadly happening to this day in the Ivory Coast. From child labor, dying animals, and people just doing nothing to stop this. The negatives far outweigh the positives in chocolate production in the Ivory Coast. Chocolate as we all know and love it, is a sweet food that had originally been a bitter drink for the Europeans. As stated in…

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    Creating Fairtrade in the Cocoa Industry The demand for cocoa has increased by at least 5 percent each year since it has developed into an industry. While that demand has been steadily increasing, so has the production of how much cocoa is being produced. While the rapid and steady increase in the need for cocoa, nations who are main producers do not have the adequate agricultural practices to supply nations with enough cocoa around the world. In the long history of the cocoa industry,…

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    Zadie Smith short story “The Embassy of Cambodia” present the main character Fatou experiencing life changing events due to her lower-class status. Fatou happens to be a young African woman from the Ivory Coast who moved around to find a place where she could seek stability and better her non-existing life. Though it may seem that Fatou displays horizontal racism toward certain ethnic groups, in all actuality she is trying to overcome the racist circumstance the continue to hinder her life.…

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    it’s self also seemed to be composed of easier words than the Coeur de Pirate song, and had a brief verse where she switched to English around the 2:30 mark. This made me wonder if the music label and/or the artist herself were trying to appeal to a more global audience with this particular song? Either way, again I really enjoyed the cadence of the song and the way the rhythm of the words went along with it. Lyrics Adieu, Coeur de Pirate Tu ris si mal, tu ris de vivre Des tâches de vin sur…

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    was unlike any other ruler seen in various religions, because he was not very concerned, he did not preach or was not worries about the other people just himself. Even though he was very rarely concerned, emperors still looked at him as their ruler. Lao Tzu developed characters that would become essential to the Taoism religion. These included the Tao Te Ching and The Way of Its Power. The Tao Te Ching was considered the beginning of the bible of the Taoism’s religion. They believed that in…

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    Taoism And Confucianism

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    Unfortunately, he was not able to make it too far. Han-Ku recognized Lao Tzu and knew his departure would be a great loss to his country. Thus, he pleaded with Lao Tzu to write down his wisdom, now known as the Tao Te Ching. Lao Tzu then crossed the border and disappeared from the rest of history. Taoism, which can be considered to be a philosophy or a religion, is one of China’s oldest philosophies and religions. The meaning of Taoism is interpreted in various ways due to the diversity of the…

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