CHILD LABOR: vegetable farming
dangers in spraying pesticides and putting down fertilizer
Child labor: Vegetable farming dangers
vegetable farming is a very difficult and hazardous task. The reason it is dangerous is due to the fact that, in order for the vegetables to grow properly, children have to spray pesticides that contain dangerous chemicals and put down fertilizer that contains feces. The children who are doing this are are exposed to the poisons that the pesticides contain.
Children being forced to spray pesticides with no protective equipment
A child having to push an extremely heavy load across a field
These kids have to use sharp tools and carry heavy baskets.
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