Tag: child labor

America’s Hidden Secret

Do you know who is picking your fruits and vegetables?  I bet you wouldn’t think that children as young as 5 are working the farms and fields that supply your grocery stores.  I bet even more that you wouldn’t think the farms and fields I am referring to are in the United States.  The truth …

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Examining Child Labor

Last Sunday was the World Day Against Child Labor, intended to raise awareness and increase support for the 158 million working children, aged 5-14. These children are often employed under dangerous conditions, performing hazardous duties for low pay. They are vulnerable to exploitation, and their commitments as workers prevent them from obtaining a complete education. …

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