Child Labor Worry

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Running head: CHILD LABOUR WORRYETHICAL ESSAY[Document subtitle][DATE][COMPANY NAME][Company address]
1CHILD LABOUR WORRYTable of ContentsCritical Evaluation of Case..............................................................................................................2Competing Considerations of Ethics...............................................................................................2Impact of Decision on Different Stakeholders................................................................................3Various Stakeholders in the Case....................................................................................................4Various Possible Decisions..............................................................................................................5Conclusion.......................................................................................................................................5REFERENCES................................................................................................................................7
2CHILD LABOUR WORRYCritical Evaluation of CaseIn the given case study, it was identified that in Fiji, approximately 3500 people who are in theage group between 6 years and 17 years dropped their school because of reasons like disinterestin schools, unable to afford the education, illness or disability, lack of family support, to givehelp at home and do the job to earn money for earning a livelihood for their family members. Alot of these children who drop out of the school with less qualifications are often forced to do theactivities which are harmful to the health, moral, mental and physical wellbeing. After discussingthe issue with the Board of Directors Member John Nakarawa, who was also born in Fiji favoredthe concept of giving employment to young children who dropped out of the schools asaccording to him it would mean the distinguished concept between the long term welfare forchildren and poverty. However, the mentality of Australian people are totally different. The mainconcern arises when the age of the new recruits will get low in subsequent years. A big andsignificant concern which is plaguing the sector of education in Fiji is regarding the dropoutsfrom school. Either willingly or unwillingly, these children who leave their school put a blackmark on the society. The major causes behind these children leaving their schools can be becauseof financial limitations, pressure from peer group and lack of interest. In all these tough times,parents usually find it difficult to make available the food for family members and it becomesalmost impossible for them to support and afford the education of children("Child labour worry- Fiji Times Online", 2017).Competing Considerations of EthicsChild labor is considered as an offensive practice which engages children in to work forcefullyand affects their childhood period in harmful way. Taking work from children is unethical as itdemands the working of the children in a tiring and dangerous jobs and the wages they get is also
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