Child Labour Research Proposal:
Child labour is the phenomenon which is characterized with the involvement of children into full-time work. Years ago child labour was considered to be a norm, because even the developed countries of Europe, the US and other countries used child labour intensively. Children from 5 to 14 years old worked from 12 to 18 hours like grown-ups at factories, plants and mines. During the military conflicts child labour was extremely popular, because all the strong men were recruited in the army.
Today, child labour is considered to be a crime and violation of child’s rights. The principles of children’s rights appeared not so long ago and now children already have the chance to have a happy and serene childhood. Nevertheless many developing countries of the world (Asia, Africa, Latin America, etc.) still use child labour. The key factors which influence the popularity and existence of child labour in the world are the poor economical background of the country, family and the society, poor moral value, cultural peculiarities and the will of the grown-ups. Continue reading