How Child Labor Affects a Child in the Philippines

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According to NSO Survey, in the year 2011 the population of child labor grew up to 3 million compared in the year 2001 that has 2.4 million population of child labor. 25% of the population are doing hazardous jobs that can harm them. Many laws had been passed but the population of child labor still increases. Child labor refers to the employment of children in any work that deprives children of their childhood, their ability to attend regular classes, and totally dangerous for them. In the developing countries like in the Philippines with high poverty and poor schooling opportunities, child labor is still present. Vast majority of child labor is found in the rural places and an unreached help of the government. Poverty and lack of schools are considered as the primary cause of child labor.

For better information, the researcher includes the history and the effects of the topic.

Its history can be traced in some dark realms of industrialization but in a more detailed study, the practice can reveal that child labor was present, much before industrialization spread out. Unfortunately, they work at a lower pay.

The effects of child labor are definitely unimaginable for such a young age. Child labor deprives the child’s proper childhood. Their time of childhood days was now taken by their jobs. It also suffers their physical and mental mind that makes them tortured. They are forced to feed their family and it gives them such a hard responsibility to handle out. This leads to another new generation because of adult modeling. The parents must be aware of the rights of their children to be dresses, to be fed, and to attend in school to have a better future.
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