ISSUES CHILDREN ARE FACING AROUND THE WORLD
ISSUES CHILDREN ARE FACING AROUND THE WORLD Tomoyo Yamada
One out of nine children under the age of 18 are forced to work under terrible work conditions.Its nonsense going to schoolGirls are supposed to help with the houseworkThis is how the children are being told by their own parents and the reason child labor exists is because of me and you.We have many things surrounding us today clothes, food, things we need for daily life
These camisoles are sold from $1.80The jeans are $9.99
We love these products, right?It is easy to throw away when you feel like not wearing them anymore, or if you outgrow them.
But how come they are so cheap?
Its because the children from poor countries are making these product with just a little bit of money they dont even receive the minimum wage.Child labor will not end unless you stop buying these cheap things.How old do you think this boy is?
It is said that he is about the age 10It is said that there are more than 250000 child soldiers around the world
And they are often used to protect the soldiers over the age of 25 because child soldiers are easy and cheap to supply from developing countries.
There are children being sold throughout the world. One girl in china was on sale for $400
One out of seven children are being abused either physically or mentally throughout the world
Our kids are fat and getting fatter. Recent numbers show that 20% of American children are obese. Not chubby OBESE! Video games, TV, the internet and fast food are partly to blame. Kids are spending more time sitting in front of a TV/computer screen than running around outside. This sedentary lifestyle has consequences.This is an issue we have in the United States