Child Labor Issues a World Wide Problem and Challenge We Must Conquer
Using children as slave labor is a real problem in the world, and it’s been going on in many human societies and cultures for far too long. Yes, in ancient times everyone had to pitch in, but now those who run businesses are collecting these kids and making them work 14-20 plus hours per day. This of course is unacceptable in Western culture, but it still goes on in very poor and emerging nations all over the globe.
Not long ago, an individual who grew up in Pakistan and I were discussing online the challenges of child labor abuse worldwide. I agreed and said that the child labor issues are problematic all over the world, it’s just been going on for generations now, it’s a real challenge; “what do you suggest there?” I asked. This individual is living and working in Dubai now, but he noted that there were problems back in Pakistan with child labor abuses.
He offered a relevant suggestion and stated; “On Child Labor issues, Yes you are right it is a real challenge. I’ve a suggestion that may improve specially in Asia and Africa. If the government or the outside donors agencies work collectively and come up with some educational plan for their families make the education free for them and announce a monthly cash awards for the parents who educate and send their children to schools regardless of the sect.”
Indeed, that would work alright and in Africa, yes the problems are huge, and such a solution might prevent the kids from joining those bands of guerrilla militia with machine guns too. Humans around the planet need to agree to a least a minimum of rules and human rights. This would be a very good place to start.
If you have any comments or questions on child labor abuses, or first-hand experience of what you’ve seen in this arena, then please shoot me an email. Let’s talk and compare notes. Please consider all this and think on it.