Why Child Labor Laws Suck

Here’s an example:

Hasbrook, who turned 17 in January according to her Tumblr, is a high school junior from Oregon. During this NYFW, she walked for Marc Jacobs, Proenza Schouler, Theyskens’ Theory, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Lacoste, Victoria by Victoria Beckham, and Houghton. That’s a big debut for a model. On her blog, she . . . → Read More: Why Child Labor Laws Suck

Child Labor and Economic Development: Making It Pay to Go to School

Around the world, millions of children are engaged in child labor. The International Labour Organization (ILO) has estimated that up to 1 in 5 children globally are working, with the proportion even higher in some regions of Africa and Asia. Recent estimates of the overall numbers involved range from 158 to 246 million, although . . . → Read More: Child Labor and Economic Development: Making It Pay to Go to School

Outsourcing: The Good Side of Asian Sweatshops

Even in our modern world, sweatshops remain a horrifying reality, with hundreds of thousands of the world’s poor and defenseless people exploited by wealthy factory owners and greedy supervisors. Their jobs, perhaps better termed slavery, involve back-breaking hours in pitiful conditions, sometimes using toxic chemicals without adequate ventilation or protective gloves or goggles, for . . . → Read More: Outsourcing: The Good Side of Asian Sweatshops