Flashcards in The Right Rights for Working Children Deck (17)
What don't people feel morally responsible for?
Events they perceive as natural, inevitable or beyond their sphere of influence
What is the modern antislavery campaign?
Discusses supply and demand- how many slaves work for you?
Give an example of a law passed to try and prevent trafficking
Criminalisation of buying sex
What do many modern day abolitionists do to try and avoid popular goods?
What does modern abolitionism fail to do?
Address structural factors underpinning poverty and inequality
Abolitionists fail to recognise...
Child labour is commonly in response to...
Deep seated poverty and suffering
Imposing a minimum age of working will..
Not work without addressing underlying causes
Minimum age strategy is...
A blunt instrument
What do child labour abolitionists rely on...
Western notions about childhood and the nature of work they can perform
Western notions of childhood work...
Differ from many other places
What is seen as viable alternatives to education in some cultures?
Farm work, apprenticeships, artisanship and other livelihood skills
Child labour reporting often lacks
What should the fight against child labour be a fight against?
Social, political and economic inequalities and injustices
Perceived issues of working children
Exploitation, hazardous and abusive work, little or no pay, forced or unfree labour, modern slavery, denial of educational access, sub-human conditions
Actual issues of working children
Hazard from hazardous work or hazards from structural violence