Hey everyone, today I am talking about hazardous work in Brazil.
Children aged 10 to 17 are in labor force work (3.58 million).The evidence of variety of negative outcomes for children engaged in hazardous work, comparison to children engaged in hazardous work, who are not employed and engaged in other type of work.Child labor in Brazil is large, it is not comprehensive and there are few studies on children's engagement in risky labor force work.
Categories of work they do.
- Large number of workers underage in 18 years.
- Occupations that are considered in hazardous because they harm a child's "health, safety or morals".
Children are engaged in hazardous work in Brazil, enhancing our understanding of how children end up is such occupations.Also there is characteristics of parents , especially those that influences their own labor for participation and type of work, play an important role in children's labor force entry and types of jobs.
Literature concerning child labor in Brazil is extensive and a number of studies focus on determinant of child labor, involves poverty, parent's low level of education, large family sizes and unappealing educational alternatives.Papers dealing with risky child labor in Brazil, majority derive from qualitative studies of small number of children based on non-representative samples.
The research focuses primarily on psychological health and deviant behavior, or on physical health, rather than on the circumstances leading to children's employment.
- Data methods.
Many children especially girls, are engaged in time consuming and valuable household chores.The wage labor outside the family, children engaged in labor for employment may work for their parents and still doing labor force work.Analysis to identify occupations and industries to designate as hazardous for children.
Brazilian government, signatory of the UN convection on hazardous work, approved a law containing a description of activities.Therefore to persons under 18, in any conditions that is , a list of "worst forms"of activities in which persons under 18 are not allowed to work as regular employees or in apprenticeships.
Hazardous work list to the categories of occupations and industries available in census of 2000, which is based on Brazilian occupational categories.They are engaged in domestic services, streets workers in the cultivation and processing of particular crops.The total number of 10 to 17 years old in samples is 60,678, of more than seventeen present (17.6 %) are employed in labor force work in the reference week; of these, 24.8 percent are in the risky categories..
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