Why is child labor happening and what can be done to stop it?

Research Question: Why is child labor happening and what can be done to stop it.

Thesis: The use of child labor in Africa exposes children to unsafe working conditions and deprives them of access to an education, so governments should take action by creating more schools and acting laws against child labor.

  • Topic Sentence #1: Three quarters of Africas child labors are working in very hazardous jobs.
  • Topic Sentence #2: Because the child labors spend so many hours working, they are denied an education.
  • Topic Sentence #3: Governments and other are trying to help by outlawing child labors and making more schools for kids to go to.

Works Cited

Ahmed, Neha. Elimination of Child Labor in Africa – an Ongoing Challenge. 26 May 2014. Global Health Africa, 26 May 2014, Accessed 5 Apr. 2019.

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Children as young as 5yrs old are forced to work in dire conditions. 10 June 20009. dw, 10 June 2009, Accessed 5 Apr. 2019.

Children outside Lukamantano school, near Monze, in southern Zambia, March 2012. UK aid helps to keep 30,000 children in primary school across Zambia. 16 Mar. 2012. Wikemidia Commons, 16 Mar. 2012. Accessed 4 Apr. 2019.

East African kids standing in aline. 30 Dec. 2015. The Conservation, 30 Dec. 2015,  Accessed 9 Apr. 2019.

Harneis, Julien. “Child Labor, Artisan Mining in Kailo Congo.” 12 July 2012. Wikemidia Commons, 24 July 2012, Accessed 4 Apr. 2019.

Herumin, Wendy. Child Labor Today a Human Rights Issue. Berkeley Heights Nj, Enslow Publishers inc., 2008.

Lowy, Benjamin. Inside Big Chocolates Child Labor Problem. 1 Mar. 2016. Fortune, 1 Mar. 2016, Accessed 5 Apr. 2019.

Pre school class held in a local church building:. Accessed 5 Apr. 2019.

Price, Sean. “Lost Childhoods: Millions of African Children Are Forced to Do Dangerous, Back Braking Jobs. Why?” Junior Scholastic, edited by Suzanne McCabe, MLA 8th ed., 2007, pp. 1-9. Kids InfoBits, Accessed 3 Apr. 2019.

Says International Labour Organization. 13 June 2017. Azertac, 13 June 2017, Accessed 5 Apr. 2019.

School Girls sitting at a desk. 2016. The Gaurdian, 2016. Accessed 8 Apr. 2019.

“3 Ways to Take Action against Child Labour.” 11 June 2018. Green America, 11 June 2018. Accessed 5 Apr. 2019.

Ward, Rogan. Inequality in education persists in South Africa. 20 July 2017. Cgcn Africa, 20 July 2017. Accessed 9 Apr. 2019.

A young boy cutting cocoa beans from a tree. European Campaign for Fair Chocolate, Wilderutopia, 22 Sept. 2011, . Accessed 4 Apr. 2019.dig cc mixter. accessed 10. Apr. 2019

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