Child Labour

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Alba, Eric Joseph M. ENG 02
Alcoriza, Jazzmine Allen G.


Revised Research Proposal:

General Topic: Children Labour in the Philippines

Specific Topic: Laws on Children Labour in the Entertainment Industry

Background of the study:
Purpose: To inform people of the laws they govern child stars in the showbiz industry, as well as determine if the children and their parents will recognize the law and their rights.
When people talk about child laborers, they generally refer to juvenile sakada workers, house help, watch-your-car boys, little sampaguita vendors, port area baggage kids and beggars. Some people in show business, however hope that child stars and starlets will soon be added to this list. Today, children in showbiz are considered laborers, and this research aims to study the laws that can protect children in showbiz from abuse and to determine the rights that they can enjoy. It also aims to further elaborate by simply giving historicity to the rights given to artists of the industry, in particular, the children.

Statement of the Problem: 1. What laws are implemented that cover the rights of children upon entering the entertainment industry? 2. How does these laws protect child laborers’ rights that nurture their safety in the workplace? 3. How do these existing laws allow these child laborers to balance studies and workload?

Significance of the study: The study wants to make the parents and employees aware that the children have the rights and laws that can protect them from forced labour and abuse, especially in time allowances and care. Also, to prove that these children lost their normal lives and they have been involved in certain controversies that can endanger their reputation, as well as show that some of them lost the essence of being a child having fun and not being caring about his or her…...

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