The stolen children
Des McDaid was eight when he arrived in the port of Fremantle in Perth, western Australia, in 1952. Leaving behind his orphanage in Co Derry, Des travelled all that way with a large group of other children from orphanages across England and Northern Ireland.
Bonded (Slave) Child Laborer at a Brick Kiln
ROR1299FN04 ©Romano Bonded (Slave) Child Laborer at a Brick Kiln West Bengal, India A 9-year-old girl trafficked from a catchment area in neighboring state pulls excess clay from a brick form. The discoloration in her hair is due to vitamin deficiency from a poor diet and long hours of exhausting work in 100 degree plus temperatures. The bricks behind her represent a day’s work. Grinding poverty, race, caste and gender prejudice, bad economic policy, and greedy profit taking all contribute…
Old Picture of the Day
Don't they look mischievous! This photograph shows a group of young girls that work in a cotton mill. The picture was taken in about 1909 in Georgia. Work in a cotton mill would have amounted to little more than a sweatshop at this time. It is amazing how several of these girls manage a smile for the camera.
Britain's child slaves: They started at 4am, lived off acorns and had nails put through their ears for shoddy work. Yet, says a new book, their misery helped forge Britain
A new book shows the terrible price paid by the labourers who serviced machines, pushed coal carts and turned the wheels that drove the Industrial Revolution.
Posters of Cuba - The Crimson Dawn Island
RAFAEL ENRIQUEZ Foreign Debt /IMF (International Monetary Fund) 1983 OSPAAAL From now on, depressions will be scientifically created. Congressman Charles A. Lindbergh Sr. , 1913 “The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organization that oversees the global financial system by observing exchange rates and balance of payments, as well as offering financial and technical assistance. Its headquarters are located in Washington, D.C., USA”. This is an unsophisticated quote from…
The price of success: China blighted by industrial pollution – in pictures
A Greenpeace report has called on the Chinese textile industry to clean up its processes after finding high levels of pollution in the southern industrial towns of Xintang and Gurao
Het Braziliaanse AlmapBBDO bedacht deze print reclame voor de International Labour Organization. Wanneer de lezer de boeien verbreekt, verschijnt de tekst: ‘Ending slave labour is not this easy’.
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