India is an example of the severity of [child labor], with. 60 - 115 million young children employed to do dangerous and degrading jobs. of the children in Africa work, which is the highest percentage of all of the continents.
Date: November 1910 Location: Fayetteville, Tennessee. Group of spinners at Elk Cotton Mills. According to Lewis, the youngest girl hardly knew her name. Image by Library of Congress / National Child Labor Committee Collection photo Lewis Hine
30 Shocking Photos Of Child Labor Between 1908 And 1916
The life of my Smith Grandparents. Going home from Loray Mill. Smallest boy on the right-hand end, John Moore. 13 years old. Been in mill 6 years as sweeper, doffer and spinner. Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine.
“Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice. Like Slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings.