Child labor (in general, child abuse or exploitation) is an extremely complicated subject. The causes are many, so are the effects. It goes well beyond one’s imagination to realize how long-lasting and detrimental an effect these despicable acts tend to leave behind on a child’s mind and in many cases, freeing them from bad memories of the past is almost impossible. An eye-opening video that touches upon this is here:
Today, many governments worldwide prefer to err on the safe side when it comes to dealing with terrorists. Is it high time we follow suit and adopt a more hardline approach in dealing with child abuse and child labor as well?