Is child labor bad?
Background on Child Labor
- Child Labor has been around pretty much forever.
- When children work under the age of 14 it is considered child labor.
- In most countries children can work up to 28 hours per week.
Pros of Child Labor
- In some families, children's income keeps a family from starving.
- Children can pick up new skills
- They are hardworking
- They are cheap to employ
- Some children feel proud supporting their family (self esteem boost)