Posts Tagged ‘Working Children’

No school days for working children Comments 1

Friday, September 4th, 2015
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For millions of children worldwide the adventures of attending school remain but a dream. Sadly, these children will never learn to read or write. They will not acquire computer skills. They will not experience singing in chorus, going on field trips, or playing at recess. Their classrooms will be sweatshops, farm fields, and battlefields. Their Read more

Lisa Beech: our working children deserve better Comments 0

Friday, December 7th, 2012

A proposed law to improve the lot of our youngest and most vulnerable workers deserves support. Parliament will this week debate whether working children aged 16 or younger should be regarded as employees rather than contractors, when Te Tai Tonga MP Rino Tirikatene’s private member’s bill is introduced on Wednesday. Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand, the Read more