02 Sep '11, 2am

【児童労働】米国内で少なくとも23万人の子供が農業労働者として従事、という映画『The Harvest』。ブルーベリー、トマトなどの収穫とともに移動する季節農業労働者の一部に。保護を受けられず貧困サイクルの恒久化。Ecologist→

【児童労働】米国内で少なくとも23万人の子供が農業労働者として従事、という映画『The Harvest』。ブルーベリー、トマトなどの収穫とともに移動する季節農業労働者の一部に。保護を受けられず貧困サイクルの恒久化。Ecologist→

From the cocoa plantations of the Ivory Coast to the textile factories of India, the prevalence of child labour in the world today is staggering. The UN estimates that roughly 250 million children are subjected to a life of work instead of schooling, with nearly half that number working full-time. But now a new film - The Harvest - documents the occurrence of this trend where few would expect to find it: the United States agricultural industry. U Roberto Romano is an award-winning American filmmaker who spent over a year documenting the lives of three migrant worker families and their children across the US. He said that while he was aware of child labour from his work in other countries, what he found in the US was shocking. ‘I, like many people, thought this was a problem that affected brown skin children in the rest of the world’, Romano told the Ecologist . ‘I didn’t e...

Full article: http://www.theecologist.org/how_to_make_a_difference/food...

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