Síolta stresses the importance of a good relationship between parents and educators for the benefit of the child. It is important for parents and educators to have an open and interactive relationship so that the child will have better opportunities to explore and communicate without being held back by the fear of unbalance between the two most important people in his or her life. Diversity is key in order to ensure every child is given an equal opportunity to experience the world around them in the early years and also
In the same manner, when parents are on the same wave length as their children and treat them as individuals and respect their opinions, there are bound to be no conflicts. However, we live in an imperfect world, and the law seeks to put measures to ensure that children who were once a marginalised group are recognised and are taught to be responsible for themselves from an early age. In line with the principle of the best interests of the child, limited parental autonomy might be in the best interests of the child so as to protect the child from taking individual actions or choices that are harmful to him or her.
This raises the question “why would someone hire kids to work under such conditions?” the answer to that is, is that sometimes the kids have no choice but to work because of their parents’ economic situations and choose to work instead of living on the streets. But also the owners of the... ... middle of paper ... ...ssed that protects children and teens below 18 from any form of economic exploitation and any work that is hazardous or that interferes with the child’s education, or to be harmful to the child in any way. The law also forbids hiring anyone less than age of 18 for the military. And in Ghana an act was passed to ban kids to work if they are below the age of 13. Child labor is an issue that should matter to a student at Mamaroneck High School.
No matter what culture or nationality, all children should be given equal opportunity to reach their full potential. Education is the best way for a child to advance in society and end the cycle of poverty. It also promotes individual freedom and empowerment through knowledge. Although there are some complications in regards to implementing free, compulsory education, they can be overcome by means such as modified school hours or changes to infrastructure. I believe that there is no greater tool than knowledge for a child to not only succeed but excel in his life and society.
Child labor is morally wrong. The children shouldn?t be forced to work. Most children who work are little more than slaves to their employers. They put up with abuse, starvation, and sometimes never being paid for their work. One eight year-old boy, Munnilal, from Varanasi, I... ... middle of paper ... ...hould be passed to better the conditions in which they work though.
Lack of time due to the conflicts that must be faced can prohibit ones full potential of reaching their dreams in the future, consequently this is the circumstance that both students and communities in poverty have to face. Why do they have to face this? Is it right for young children to work when they should be focus on studying? It is not fair, yet they have to do so in order to survive. Some of the hardship they must go through in order to get education, are the dwindling amount of resources that prohibits a student of reaching the required amount of academic studies.
Dabeida Agramonte suggests the following are possible explanations for the occurrence of child labor: “Factors like poverty, lack of employment and low household income; lack of access to a quality education, the lack of alternative recreational spaces in communities and the existence of broken families. Also cultural values linked to a perception of the formative value of work, and the generational transition from parents to children.” (Carrasco 1) Many children are forced to work because their parents had also been victims of child labor and it is the only life they know. Child laborers often dream of going to school and becoming a doctor or a lawyer, but instead are obligated to wor... ... middle of paper ... ... a ten percent decrease in child labor around the world but progress slowed between 2004 and 2008 when there was only a three percent decrease in child labor around the globe. If the goal of ending child labor in the next two years is going to be accomplished, efforts must be increased. Ann M. Veneman encourages international organizations to work together to combat child labor.
They should be made to realize that it is in the best interest of their child not to work as working may endanger the health and development of their child. In general, all the efforts must be directed towards the elimination of poverty. Thus, the world would be a better place for all children when they are brought up in a loving and caring environment and do not have to work and toil right from the early stages of their lives. Bibliography: Works Cited: „h ¡§Child labor,¡¨Microsoft Encarta, 1993: 1-5. „h Grootaert, Christiian.
Executive Summary UNICEF is the organization to better children's lives. UNICEF matters. This organization has the power to influence other partners at the different levels and have decision makers create a bigger and better idea into a reality for children. UNICEF finds way to provide quality style living to kids. A sufficient style of living is the number one first step of gaining a child's trust in every nation.