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Nike Child Labour

Where in the world This case of child labour happened in Pakistan. Nike was accused of using child labour to manufacture the Nike soccer balls in Pakistan. Pakistan has a population of about one million people and is important for export to international markets especially in sports. Why the children work Pakistan has an income per capital of 1, 900 dollars per year. This means that people survive on five dollars a day. Pakistan has a traditional culture in which the money earned by one is shared between ten. With a high rate of inflation it is very hard for a low income population to survive. That is why the children in Pakistan are working, to earn money for their families so that they can buy more of what they need to survive. What … Read entire article »

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