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S CHOOL OF Business ASSIGNMENT COVER SHEET STUDENT DETAILS Student name: Helen Jajaw eHe Student ID number: 18638279 UNIT AND TUTORIAL DETAILS Unit name: Business Society Policy Unit number: 200158 Tutorial group: Quyian Fan Tutorial day and time: Wednesday 8am Lecturer or Tutor name: ASSIGNMENT DETAILS Title: Research Report Length : 1860 words Due date: 5 th June 2018 Date submitted : 5 th June 2018 Home campus (where you are enrolled): Parramatta City DECLARATION I hold a copy of this assignment if the original is lost or damaged. I hereby certify that no part of this assignment or product has been copied from any other student’s work or from any other source except where due acknowledgement is made in the assignment. I hereby certify that no part of this assignment or product has been submitted by me in another (previous or current) assessment, except where appropriately referenced, and with prior permission from the Lecturer / Tutor / Unit Coordinator for this unit. No part of the assignment/product has been written/produced for me by any other person except where collaboration has been authorised by the Lecturer / Tutor /Unit Coordinator concerned. I am aware that this work will be reproduced and submitted to plagiarism detection software programs for the purpose of detecting possible plagiarism (which may retain a copy on its database for future plagiarism checking). Student’s signature: Helen Jajaw Note: An examiner or lecturer / tutor has the right to not mark this assignment if the above declaration has not been signed. Helen Jajaw 18638279 1
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Research Report Child Labour Business, Society & Policy 200158 Helen Jajaw 18638279 2
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Table of Contents Introduction p4 Perceptions/Views p4 Case Study p6 Critical Review p7 Conclusion References p8 Helen Jajaw 18638279 3
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Why is child labour used by some corporations, and how does this impact on the conditions of children’s lives and the society they live in? Introduction Child labour refers to cooperation’s utilising children, usually under the age of 14 as employees. Although illegal and considered exploitative in most countries, countries in poverty and developing countries most commonly use child labour to be able to support their families. This practice is protected by legislations across the world, however these laws don’t consider all work as child labour only children that work in jobs that deprives their childhood, education and those that are harmful to their mental or physical health. Chid labour is apparent in today’s society with approximately 132 million children who are under the age of 15 working in this practice, with majority in countries like south Asia and Africa. Perceptions/Views Child labour has been a subject of widespread within the early 20 th century. After countries had adopted laws that reduced the minimum working age of children and their working environments, corporations throughout the world had to develop comparable actions worldwide. The issue of child labour is predominately used by organisations, which manufacture their products overseas to reduce labour costs. The
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