Farms Now off Limits for Child Laborers

http://www.hrw.org/news/2012/03/27/us-implement-farm-safety-rules-children

In the United States and all around the world, many farm owners use children as a form of labor. These children work on the fields and gather the harvested produce. The description of these jobs may seem harmless and completely safe but they are not. The fields in the farm are very dangerous under the surface, there are pesticides all over and different tools which can be extremely dangerous. The United States Department of Labor together with the Child Labor Coalition had come to an agreement that the previously untouched farming industry is hazardous for the youthful workers. They have now made it illegal for farm owners to hire kids. Is this a victory for children's rights?

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