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The unheard humans
Growing up I loved riding my bike! I mean I LOVED it, I’d come home from school and eat my snack and jump up on my bike and off I went to gather the rest of my friends. Isn’t that how all childhood memories should be? Children are supposed to remember a happy past when they were carefree, happy and free as the wind but the children that are enslaved have no such memories all they can remember is being ripped out of their family and made to work. Child slavery, the act of selling children into slavery which then makes them have to; work in sweetshops, be used as slaves, or be put into the sex trade. “It is work that is mentally, physically, socially and morally dangerous and harmful to children. It involves children being enslaved, separated from their families, exposed to serious hazards and illnesses and/or left to fend for themselves on the streets of large cities - all of this often at a very early age”(ILO). Here in America we are not used to hearing or seeing such things, they are considered not right and if these things are done here it is taken into great liberty to try and hide it from the public. Child slavery is mainly occurring in third world countries where poverty is so immense that parents at times don’t have any other choices but to sell their kids into slavery thinking it’ll be better for the family and not knowing what their child is actually being made to do and what conditions they are in.
“The number of child workers around the world remains extremely high with 73 million children from 10-14 years old now employed worldwide, more than 13 percent of all children in this age group. These figures only tell part of the story, warns the ILO. No one really knows how many children under 10 are working and no statistics are available on the number of girls engaged full-time in domestic work. If all were taken into account, the total number of child workers around the world today might well be in the hundreds of million”(ILO)....