John David Floyd
John David Floyd

I for one recall how in the United States in the pre war 1942 days kids were required to work in the fields- my Dad being among them- in order for the family to survive. While it may be abhorrent for us in our current day and time to think about it occuring her e, in the US surrounded with our "wealth" remember these people are NOT in the US, are NOT as advanced in society as are we and others and may well depend on their kids labor to survive. I am not advocating misuse of kids but there...

I for one recall how in the United States in the pre war 1942 days kids were required to work in the fields- my Dad being among them- in order for the family to survive. While it may be abhorrent for us in our current day and time to think about it occuring her e, in the US surrounded with our "wealth" remember these people are NOT in the US, are NOT as advanced in society as are we and others and may well depend on their kids labor to survive. I am not advocating misuse of kids but there is nothing wrong with working and earning one's way and learning that ethos as kids. We in the US have taken it too far in the other direction, without looking to see the consequences and created a welfare state that is unsustainable over the long term and with dire consequences. I would support decent working conditions for any workers but to classify slave labor as one of these conditions without having proper documentation vai investigation is not any better than the one accused of promoting same

Divij Passi
Divij Passi

pls stop this all nonsense or rubbish things abusing the child in childhood or even in elder stage [email protected]@@@@@@!!!!!!!!!!

Franklin Hynes
Franklin Hynes

Of course children should not be slaves. However, the reality in such countries is that children who do not have this work will be forced into dangerous work with chemicals for example, or forced into prostitution and sexual abuse. There is nothing else for them. This petition needs to be followed up with financial provision for the children it seeks to save from child labour. Or perhaps get to the root of the endless problem and provide free contraception for women who cannot afford it....

Of course children should not be slaves. However, the reality in such countries is that children who do not have this work will be forced into dangerous work with chemicals for example, or forced into prostitution and sexual abuse. There is nothing else for them. This petition needs to be followed up with financial provision for the children it seeks to save from child labour. Or perhaps get to the root of the endless problem and provide free contraception for women who cannot afford it. Then you will start to prevent children being born into these situations.

Partha Deb
Partha Deb

We the indian know kargil, lots of indian farmer suicide due to them for their genetically modified cotton seed in karnataka and maharashtra; So they should be down with their policy.

Rob Cavanagh
Rob Cavanagh

This is "business as usual" apparently.

Eliese Besemer
Eliese Besemer

Yes, Rangarao. This is not about ambition. It is greed, pure and simple. And it is unbelievably sad.

Sandra Sullivan
Sandra Sullivan

Eventually we will make a differences with the petition look at GreenPeace everyone now takes notice of the mission in life for the better good.

Sandra Grochowska
Sandra Grochowska

So sad:(

Rangarao Duggirala
Rangarao Duggirala

Greed, over greed, not just ambition, that leads man to his own nemisis, please!

Anne Grice
Anne Grice

Exploiting children is despicable and UNICEF needs to be more active in its role and end this repugnant behaviour.

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