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1

What don't people feel morally responsible for?

Events they perceive as natural, inevitable or beyond their sphere of influence

2

What is the modern antislavery campaign?

Discusses supply and demand- how many slaves work for you?

3

Give an example of a law passed to try and prevent trafficking

Criminalisation of buying sex

4

What do many modern day abolitionists do to try and avoid popular goods?

Consume ethically

5

What does modern abolitionism fail to do?

Address structural factors underpinning poverty and inequality

6

Abolitionists fail to recognise...

Socio-economic realities

7

Child labour is commonly in response to...

Deep seated poverty and suffering

8

Imposing a minimum age of working will..

Not work without addressing underlying causes

9

Minimum age strategy is...

A blunt instrument

10

What do child labour abolitionists rely on...

Western notions about childhood and the nature of work they can perform

11

Western notions of childhood work...

Differ from many other places

12

What is seen as viable alternatives to education in some cultures?

Farm work, apprenticeships, artisanship and other livelihood skills

13

Child labour reporting often lacks

Surrounding complexities

14

What should the fight against child labour be a fight against?

Social, political and economic inequalities and injustices

15

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

16

Actual issues of working children

Hazard from hazardous work or hazards from structural violence

17

What makes hazardous jobs a logical option for many children?

Poverty, socio-economic injustice and unequal power relations