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CHILD LABOR IN IRAQ


Abstract One in six children in the developing world is engaged in Child labor. Child labor is considered an issue that violates children's rights in many countries and Iraq is no exception. In 2004, Iraq had 1,300,000 children between the ages of eight and sixteen years engaged in work (UNICEF.com, 2004). This study identifies the major causes of child labor in Iraq and investigates the consequences of this issue. In this thesis I draw on the comparison of former regimes in Iraq and Egypt and how those regimes were mistreating their citizens by making them live under poverty and oppression while they were receiving support from the U.S. Poverty is the major cause behind Iraqi children engaging in w... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Al-Taee, Hawraa F. (Author) / Elenes, C (Advisor) / Erfani, Julie M (Committee member) / Ali, Souad (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Social research / Political Science / Sociology / child / hussein / iraq / labor / middle east / saddam
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 96 pages
Language English
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Note M.A. Social Justice and Human Rights 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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