the carpet boy's gift

His life is changed forever after he left right christmas gift exchange meets Iqbal, who informs him of a new law that will enable all children to stop working and attend school.
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This picture book focuses attention on the plight of young carpet workers in Pakistan, while shedding light on the worldwide issue of child labor.We hope adults will be able to help place this particular story in a larger cultural and historical context.Readers who locate the books and visit the Internet sites included here can learn more about the facts of Iqbal Masih's life, examine their own consumer habits, explore what schools are like in different countries, and develop new ideas about "human rights." These resources will.His work won him the Reebok Youth in Action award and special recognition at the International Labor Conference. Iqbal spent 12 hours, 5 days a week, for 6 years doing what I had the kids do for 5 minutes but, I think that they got the point).It directs lobbying and petition efforts at governments and big business.

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Org The Ecology of Fashion: Create a series of fashion system collages.Learning more about the designs and manufacturing techniques of rugs and the influence of Western buying habits will provide a lesson in "market economy." Food Rituals: Discover Middle Eastern foods that are now served frequently in the West.This book is available through the Reach And Teach store.While Nadeem and his cousin Amina take pride in helping their poor families, they feel trapped.There are also links to many other useful sites on child labor, and some ideas of actions you can do to make a difference.He was only twelve, but he had already made a difference in childrens lives all over the world.

Despite the absolute destruction of virtually everything everywhere, each day we were amazed to see hundreds of children going to or coming from some type of school.
Why do this activity: Challenging children to visualize the school experiences of students in other parts of the world will help build greater awareness about the value of education for all children.