Child labor: corrosive for its consequences.
Child labor is a pervasive problem throughout the world, especially in developing countries. Africa and Asia together account for over 90 percent of total child employment. Working children are the objects of extreme exploitation in terms of toiling for long hours for minimal pay. Their work conditions are especially severe, often not providing the stimulation for proper physical and mental development. Many of these children endure lives of pure deprivation. Child labor should not be use as a way of creating income for a family. Child labor is corrosive for its consequences, is cruel to children, and constitutes an insult to human dignity. Child labor is considered as one of the principal ways of abuse against many children around the world. .
It is possible that a 10-year old kid working all day in a mine in South America have time to study? Child labor private kids to grow in their intellectual live. It is a fact, that approximately 80 percent of all the children that do heavy work don't have time to study. It is almost impossible to get a fine education in the little spear time these kids have. This fact is cruel and corrosive to these children. How it is expected that these children expand their knowledge without having enough time to educate? Child labor may be positive for the economy of a country in short terms, however, in long terms it is considered negative for a country, because it creates an economy based in less educated workers. .
Many of the children working at early age are exposed to dangerous working conditions with low pay and hard work. Let's take the example of Bolivia. In this country many children are forced by their parents to work in mines. These mines can be cataloged as extreme dangerous. In addition, most of these children are forced to work for more than eight hours a day, with a very low pay and obligated to do exhausting work.