Non-Governmental Organizations and Child Labor Term Paper by Master Researcher

Non-Governmental Organizations and Child Labor
A look at the movements involved in calling for the abolition of child labor.
# 39565 | 900 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2002 | US
Published on Oct 10, 2003 in Child, Youth Issues (Child Abuse) , Labor Studies (General)

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This explains the term 'interest groups' and explores what groups there are fighting against child labor in the United States. The paper looks at the commercial sexual exploitation of children, the causes of child labor and the increasing awareness of these issues.

From the Paper:

"Public interest groups as the name implies are formed to share public concerns like consumer protection, environmental pollution, and various other social issues. These groups share common values and interests regarding similar issues. The types of groups that come under this category include environmental groups and consumer organizations. Greenpeace is an organization that is functioning to save the environment both in the United States and in Germany.
"At least one child out of every four in the developing world is toiling under conditions resembling slavery according to the UNICEF. Although, child labor is commonly thought of as a problem of the developing world, however it is by no means a thing of the past in the rich countries.
"Child labor is so grave an abuse of human rights that the world must come to regard it in the way it does slavery- as something unjustifiable under any circumstances. An estimated 250 million children aged 5- 14 years are engaged in hazardous work, prostitution and bonded labor according to the 1997 state of the 'Worlds Children' report."

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