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    Shocking damage.. How was the phenomenon of child labor created in Iraq?

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    [size=52]Shocking damage.. How was the phenomenon of child labor created in Iraq?[/size]

    [size=45]Thousands of Iraqi children are forced to work to support their poor families, in light of the difficult economic conditions that the country is witnessing, and the lack of job opportunities. The seriousness of those influences that will negatively affect the life of the child in the future.[/size]
    [size=45]Childhood is the most important stage that a person goes through, and it is divided into three stages (early, middle and late) that end at the age of 12 years, but it is universally accepted that childhood is under the age of 18, and “a person’s life after childhood is only a reflection of what he lived through.” influences on his childhood,” according to the founder and president of the Iraqi Psychological Society, Dr. Qassem Hussain.[/size]
    [size=45]Reasons for the spread of child labor[/size]
    [size=45]Hussein attributes the main role in creating the phenomenon of child labor in Iraq to “the wars from 1991 to 2003, and the accompanying economic blockade that resulted in the spread of poverty until it reached 13 million poor people as recognized by the Ministry of Planning, in addition to the social culture that encourages children to work to help his family to earn a living.”[/size]
    [size=45]The damage caused by the phenomenon of child labor can be divided into (physical, psychological, social, and cultural). As for the first, it is through the child carrying heavy weights that are not commensurate with the size of his body, in addition to that, the child is also exposed to insults and pressures, which are represented in the psychological aspect. According to Hussein.[/size]
    [size=45]The head of the Iraqi Psychological Society proposes applying a set of steps to reduce the phenomenon of child labor, “starting first with social justice and distributing the country’s wealth to citizens, in addition to increasing cultural awareness and alerting parents of the dangers of employing their children and its consequences, unlike if they were sent to schools to receive science.” And knowledge, as well as the national duty of the government and its commitment to international laws combating child labor.”[/size]
    [size=45]The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) had previously estimated the size of child labor in Iraq at about one million children, while the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs confirmed that there are no statistics that accurately measure the size of the phenomenon.[/size]
    [size=45]According to the latest UNICEF statistics, a third of Iraqi children are going through difficult economic conditions that put them in front of the requirements of work to support their families, and show that Iraqi children are facing the highest increase in poverty rates, as there are two poor children out of every 5 children.[/size]
    [size=45]“Reassuring my son.”[/size]
    [size=45]Citizen Umm Amir from Diwaniyah governorate says that her 12-year-old son goes after school to work as a “maker” in a carpentry shop with his relatives. His relatives, so I am reassured about my son.”[/size]
    [size=45]Umm Amir calls on “the government and parents to unite to eradicate the phenomenon of child labor, by securing the economic status of all citizens, controlling children and not throwing them on the streets to beg, which might fall into the hands of human and drug traffickers and others.”[/size]
    [size=45]Iraq ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Law No. 5 of 1994, and the two protocols annexed to it in Law No. 23 of 2007.[/size]
    [size=45]The countries party to the International Convention on the Rights of the Child and in Article (32-1) specifically recognize the right of children to be protected from economic exploitation, and from performing any work likely to be harmful to their health or their physical, mental, spiritual, moral and social development.[/size]
    [size=45]Child Protection Law[/size]
    [size=45]On November 6, the Iraqi Council of Representatives completed the first reading of the “Child Protection” law. This law gives the child the right to life and education by promoting a good generation that will serve society in the next stage.[/size]
    [size=45]The most prominent articles of the law are the allocation of funds to provide a meal for elementary school students from the first to the sixth grade of primary school, provided that this paragraph is fixed in the general budget law and implemented after the law is approved by the House of Representatives, according to the head of the Parliamentary Women and Children Committee, Ibtisam Al-Hilali, in a previous statement.[/size]
    [size=45]Al-Hilali added, “As for the second important article of the law, it is providing shelters for orphaned children who have no helpers, provided that these centers are under the supervision of the government and not international organizations.”[/size]
    [size=45]In this context, the director of the Office of the Child Welfare Authority, Ghada Al-Rafi, confirms that “the Child Protection Law came as a complement to the articles related to children in other Iraqi laws, and it is scheduled to be read again in the coming days.”[/size]
    [size=45]Al-Rafii indicated that “Parliament and the government are determined to legislate a solid law for the child that parallels the religious determinants and the civil orientation of the state, and at the same time keeps pace with the decisions of the United Nations and the international community concerned with children’s rights.”[/size]
    [size=45]The laws of the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs in Iraq stipulate that the one who causes child labor to be punished with a penalty ranging from “a financial fine and stopping the permit to the employer,” or even stopping the activity. .[/size]
    [size=45]Internationally, Article 32-1 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child says, “States parties recognize the right of children to be protected from economic exploitation, and from performing any work likely to be harmful to the child’s health or physical, mental, spiritual, moral or social development.”[/size]
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