By Justice Mcmillian
85 million children do hazardous labor Instead of getting education “Child labor is work that deprives children of their dignity and that is harmful to physical and mental development.” There are a lot of problems regarding child labor and there are a lot of people helping to stop it.
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Facts and problems
Here are some facts and problems in child labor. Right now there is 168 million children at risk of child labor. A example of child labor is children in Burkina Faso which is in Africa children grind and crush ore and that makes a toxic dust in the air. they also work with mercury. Also in Australia children get nicotine poisoning from picking tobacco consequently Australia gets $16 million dollars of that tobacco.Furthermore 60% of of child labor is family/farming work.The reason child labor happens is the family needs more money so they send there kids out to work to get money. Also the top three countries of child labor are Afghanistan,North Korea,and My mar. The Second highest amount of child laborers is in the sub-Saharan African region. In Ethiopia 60% of children are at risk of child labor.
Child labor is a big problem.Children in Burkina Faso and Australia do hazardous work. Some people don’t have enough money so they send there children out to get money by working. Iqbal was shot we think by the people that he spoke up against.Than a kid named Craig found and made a organization to stop child labor.Always remember the 168 million children at risk of child labor.