New PDF release: Child Slaves (Aid and Development Set)

By Peter Lee-Wright

In Portugal, 12-year-olds manufacture outfits destined for British chain-stores. In Brazil, kids paintings greater than 9 hours an afternoon glueing sneakers on the market within the West. This publication, in response to examine performed with the co-operation of the Anti-Slavery Society for a up to date significant BBC tv documentary, exposes the scandalous exploitation of kid's labour and providers during the global - a procedure from which the nationwide economies of Europe and the united states profit.

What is eaten, worn and used each day in Western houses is all too usually produced on the price of negative 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 might rely on the labour of youngsters who're the sufferers of an inequitable financial order. the opposite facet of the coin is that as trip to the 3rd international raises - in Bangkok, Manila, Rio -.juveniles are compelled to promote their our bodies to Western travelers who provides effortless source of revenue to these within the decrease reaches of poverty.
Peter Lee-Wright graphically exhibits in phrases and images that the shameful exploitation of youngsters isn't restrained to anybody tradition or undefined. it's a challenge that comprises us all.

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