Does this mean that PNG school children can not study Agriculture? They can refuse to work in the school gardens? They can not form into teams and cut the school grass with bush knives? It is all child labour, after all. Work develops self discipline.
A child who has to bring firewood home every afternoon, feed the pigs and bring the animals in for the night .....every day without being told ..... is learning self discipline, family responsibility and self pride.
What of a young girl who has to tell her new husband that she has never worked? Her mother has done all the work as she did not want her daughter to be involved in child labour. How silly.
Francois Hollande is rejected by 80% of French voters according to The National newspaper today. Perhaps too many lesbian socialists in his Government.
The latest is that children should not be forced to do what they do not want to do. This may be about children being molested. But it is intended in a way that children can refuse any instruction from parents: Parental authority is being undermined from the coffee shop on the 33rd floor of the UN in New York.
Clean up your room I don't want to.
Help me to clean the yard. I don't want to.
Go down the shop I don't want to.
That's child labour. I want to watch a DVD.
The child is sent to his room That is abuse.
The child is smacked. That is abuse.
The child is not given an allowance. That is abuse.
The child is scolded. That is abuse.
Children are being taught to disobey their parents. Children have rights and no responsibilities. Parents have responsibilities and no rights.