Child Slaves (Aid and Development Set) by Peter Lee-Wright PDF

By Peter Lee-Wright

ISBN-10: 0415846420

ISBN-13: 9780415846424

ISBN-10: 1849710414

ISBN-13: 9781849710411

In Portugal, 12-year-olds manufacture outfits destined for British chain-stores. In Brazil, childrens paintings greater than 9 hours an afternoon glueing sneakers on the market within the West. This e-book, in response to learn performed with the co-operation of the Anti-Slavery Society for a contemporary significant BBC tv documentary, exposes the scandalous exploitation of kid's labour and providers through the international - a process from which the nationwide economies of Europe and the us profit.

What is eaten, worn and used each day in Western houses is all too frequently produced on the price of bad kid's welfare. Sugar and footwear from Brazil, tea and textiles from Bangladesh, carpets and brassware from India, greens from Mexico, furnishings from the Philippines - such items and commodities may perhaps rely on the labour of kids who're the sufferers of an inequitable financial order. the opposite part of the coin is that as commute to the 3rd international raises - in Bangkok, Manila, Rio -.juveniles are pressured to promote their our bodies to Western travelers who delivers effortless source of revenue to these within the reduce reaches of poverty.
Peter Lee-Wright graphically indicates in phrases and pictures that the shameful exploitation of kids isn't restricted to anybody tradition or undefined. it's a challenge that consists of us all.

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