There are at least 84 million child slaves in the world today, many of them held as forced labour. Chocolate is a product of the cacao bean, which grows primarily in the tropical climates of western africa, asia, and latin america  the cacao bean is more commonly referred to as cocoa. Child victims of trafficking are recruited, transported, transferred, harbored or received for the purpose of exploitation they may be forced to work in sweatshops, on construction sites or. A texas couple allegedly kept a west african child as a slave for nearly 16 years, forcing her to take care of their children and clean their house without pay, police said. Child slavery can be breaking rocks, fighting as a child soldier, or even child marriage more than 5 million children are in slavery learn about it.
Childhood is defined by culturally set boundaries which have changed throughout human history the acceptable age to work varies depending on the culture, but child slavery is unanimously.
Child slavery is the slavery of childrenthe enslavement of children can be traced back through history one of the biggest examples of child slavery is exemplified when examining chattel. Child laborers are forced to commit commercial sex acts, forced into a system of domestic servitude, and employed in occupations that are harmful. A shocking trip to a brick factory pushed this nobel peace prize winner to fight child slavery no girl should be married as a child no child should be a slave.
Millions of indian children work as slaves in factories, brothels or in the homes of families out of poverty and desperation, parents sell their daughters, and human traffickers wait at. Abcs of child labor15 products touched by child labor and child slavery how many do you use.
Introduction from the 16th to the 18th centuries, an estimated 12 million africans crossed the atlantic to the americas in the trans-atlantic slave trade.
Thousands of yazidi women and children were captured and sold when isis overran their homeland the terror group's slave trade continues to prosper, even as isis' power wanes.