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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: haha thanks. All I am saying is that the unemployment rate for people who seek education to become specialists in a field have a much lower unemployment rate than people who do not continue education after grade school. The people who work at McDonald's are probably grateful to have a job, but if they ever worked in a career in which they are treated with respect and as a professional, they would probably not be content to return to their fast food job. Ignorance is bliss?

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