No Marshmallows, Just Term Papers
Del Rosario, Rosario and Melinda Bonga. (2000)
Child Labor in the Philippines: A Review of Selected Studies and Policy Papers
Adolescents in the Labor Force
Institute for Labor Studies- Dep of Labor and Employment
EARLY EXPOSURE OF POOR FILIPINO CHILDREN IN DRUDGERY
A Research Paper
The Class of Miss Maria Purificacion R. Razon
Don Alejandro Roces Sr. Science-Technology High School
In Partial Fulfilment
Of the Requirements for the Subject
Carlos Leniel Origenes
Rolyn Claire Maun
Jenella Christine Palomar
Sharmina Monic Allarde
December 13, 2010
A. Child Laborers
We, the researchers, conducted an interview to 12 child laborers based on
their personal experiences in engaging work activities. The age of the one we
interviewed are ranging to 10-16 years old. Almost half of the interviewee is a vendor,
second is the ending, and last are the junk trader, eye optomatrist and a dubber which
are the least.
As the result of the survey, almost all the child laborers said that they need
to work to help their family’s survival. For the remaining, they work because they need
money for their school allowances.
After the interview, it appears that child laborer had been working from
the past 1-3 years. Almost all of them work when there is a free time or if it is
weekend. According to the said interview they worked for 3-7 hours a day.
It appears that in a 3 out of 12 child laborers, they had experience abused
by their own family members. It clarify that all of them...