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Child Labour Debate

By | November 2009
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UN (UNINTED NATIONS)- international organization, deals with international law, security, economical development, social progress, and world peace

GOVERNMENT- authoritative body within any country/organization with the power to create and enforce laws and regulations.
-”government” can refer to a local, provincial, or national government in a nation or a commercial, academinc or religious government in organizations

ANARCHY- lack of government
DEMOCRACY- government where people hold power, direct or through representatives DICTATROSHIP- an individual holds absolute power
MONARCHY- inherited power
THEOCARCY- religious group rules
TYRANNY- form of dictatorship, tyrant holds vast if not absolute power

BIRT THIS HOUSE SUPPORTS CHILD LABOUR
Individual VS a whole

PROP
Arguments:
1. 3rd world countries depend on child labour
2. Safer methods can be used to protect the children-child labour does not have to be immoral-“CHILD DOMESTIC WORK”

1. Child labour supports several 3rd world countries’ economies, cannot be simply removed with the hopes that these countries will sustain

Economic historian Hugh Cunningham (author of Children and Childhood in Western Society Since 1500): "Fifty years ago it might have been assumed that, just as child labor had declined in the developed world in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, so it would also, in a trickle-down fashion, in the rest of the world. Its failure to do that, and its re-emergence in the developed world, raise questions about its role in any economy, whether national or global."

OPP
Arguments:
1. Unmoral for us to put children in such at risk situations 2. Children put into child labour lose the chance of education 3. Better methods to substitute child labour

Unsafe for children, against our morals, especially safe risks: from labouring in firework factories in Bangladesh to toiling in gold mines in the Phillipines to being sold in the hidden slavery trade to being sold...

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