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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 7 2012: Working Children...Permission Granted...Under Supervision of some regulatory bodies.

    In 21st Century, the biggest thing we are lacking is Skill, every year Millions of graduates duffers which includes me as well, coming out of the college with big degrees, without any skills, because our education system gives us only theoretical knowledge which is useless without skill, So if a child Works, He will surely learn some skill, which will ultimately help him further in his career, the minimum, he will learn to value money, Time Management & discipline.

    So, where does Supervision comes in, it is our Job to direct that Child who is earning money to make him understand, how to use that money for his betterment. & regulatory body will keep checks for any child abuse.
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      Jul 8 2012: I couldnt say it better,
      thank you Ankit for sharing... and ofcourse , its true that now the young people just want to study, blindly believing all the things the books says. That is why we have a lot of people with PhD, Masters, Doctors and so...but we (all the countries) are also full of unemployees.

      We know things, but we dont know how to do them.
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        Jul 9 2012: Thanks Said,
        it's personal Experience, Let me tell you one story, During my studies, i was referring one book, same book whole class was referring for that subject, So after more than 75% term of the semester,
        when i was studying one day, i found their is a big mistake in the theorem & in first chapter, i was surprised & got it rectified with professor & for whole class, But Many students not from this batch but from previous batches studied this mistake as it is & got passed.

        Our Generation, Don't want to look for Answers, in place of that, prefers to believe in general idea or we are becoming Robotic. How we can expect Einstein or Newton, out of Our self.

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