In some poor countries, the numbers of slaves are increasing day by day, and there are a lot of slaves who worked over twelve hours per day with low pay. By my knowledge, I know there are many children who are working under bad working conditions with low pay in developing countries such as China, Vietnam, and Thailand…The International Labor Organization (ILO) has estimated that of the 250 million children who are between the ages of five to fourteen years old that are forced to work in developing countries, well over fifty percent are in Asia.
In China, child labor is a big issue to Chinese government, and it is also related to business ethics in global businesses. There are a lot of big corporations that use child laborers to make products. Is using child labor in production good or bad? From a business point of view, businesses need to do anything to maximize their profit as much as possible within the laws by which they abide, and not affect society. Therefore, child labor is not acceptable in society because it violates the law, and from an ethical point of view, child labor cannot be accepted in the society because children need to go to school rather than working over 12 hours per day in factories and sweatshops with little food and little pay.
In order to solve the problem, we need to know what the causes for the problem are. Then we need to find a good solution to the issue. There are several reasons why number of child labor is increasing in China. First, there are a lot of poor families in China. They have the financial issue that parent don’t make enough money to buy food and clothes for their kids and afford to send their children to go to school. In order to survive on society, children need to drop out of school and start working at factories. Working can help themselves and their family with financial issue.
For solving this problem, local government or organizations need to do something to increase family income. My solution is that Chinese...