She said the stereotypes of exploited children were the exception. As they become adults all they do is earn income and even perpetuate child labour.
Since the children are not put to school, the children are maleducated, miseducated by the effects of the child labour. It is widely believed that families will not be able to cope if their children do not work.
Just because your country has banned child labour does not mean that the products you use were not made by children from elsewhere. Attitudes about work vary between cultures.
Within limits, these ages may vary according to national social and economic circumstances. Children also have young minds to comprehend the situation that may lead them to mental illness. Only one in five working children is in paid employment.
How do I know if something I buy was made by kids?
The general minimum age for admission to employment should not be less than the age of completion of compulsory schooling and never be less than 15 years.
Children need to be protected from nasty situations, and there is a debate about whether the percentage of working children in nasty situations is a small percentage or a very small percentage, but in no way does fixating on an age limit help kids in situations where they are being harmed.