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Said Farah-Ceh

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Working children: should we prohibit, permit or promote it.

For many years various international institutions (such as Unesco or the goverment) have fought against child labor, saying it is a way to exploit them. But since 1976 in Peru there is an organization of children and adolescents who are clamoring for their right to work, ensuring that through work they can get different skills, knowledge and social abilities.

* What is your personal position on this issue that concerns us all, in one way or another?
* If you were the minister of labor in your country, what position would you have to child labor.


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  • Jul 8 2012: for skills and early development activities in school colleges should e more encouraged. working of a child have several disadvantages.. the main reason for a child to live is not to get matured .. i is to live a peaceful life .. and it is a step towards more unemployment in countries that accept child labor.

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