“A child repairs a tyre in The Gambia”…

Defining child labour
Not all work done by children should be classified as child labour that is to be targeted for elimination. Children’s or adolescents’ participation in work that does not affect their health and personal development or interfere with their schooling, is generally regarded as being something positive. This includes activities such as helping their parents around the home, assisting in a family business or earning pocket money outside school hours and during school holidays. These kinds of activities contribute to children’s development and to the welfare of their families; they provide them with skills and experience, and help to prepare them to be productive members of society during their adult life.

The term “child labour” is often defined as work that deprives children of their childhood, their potential and their dignity, and that is harmful to physical and mental development.

It refers to work that:

is mentally, physically, socially or morally dangerous and harmful to children; and

interferes with their schooling by:
depriving them of the opportunity to attend school;

obliging them to leave school prematurely; or
requiring them to attempt to combine school attendance with excessively long and heavy work.

In its most extreme forms, child labour involves children being enslaved, separated from their families, exposed to serious hazards and illnesses and/or left to fend for themselves on the streets of large cities – often at a very early age. Whether or not particular forms of “work” can be called “child labour” depends on the child’s age, the type and hours of work performed, the conditions under which it is performed and the objectives pursued by individual countries. The answer varies from country to country, as well as among sectors within countries.

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I knew I wanted to be an artist at age 4 (Full story: Click on full portfolio, Click on my name)

I am permanently disabled and work at home. Previously, I have been employed as Art Director at California Manufacturers Association and Production Artist at SMW Communications of Sacramento CA.

I studied art at The Academy of Art in San Francisco 1977-79
Mediums:
Oils. Acrylics. Watercolors. Pastels. Inks. Charcoals. Graphites.

Currently I am focused and self taught in Digital Art.

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  • walstraasart
    walstraasartabout 4 years ago

    Fantastic digital effects and colors. Well done

  • THANK YOU EVER SO DEAR THEA..;)

    – Tammera

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageabout 4 years ago

  • THANK YOU FRANCIS..;)

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  • eoconnor
    eoconnorabout 4 years ago

    great series tammera !LIZ

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  • Ann Morgan
    Ann Morganabout 4 years ago

    Congratulations!

  • FEATURED!!
    THANK YOU EVER SO KINDLY FOR THIS HONOR OF A FEATURE IN THE GROUP..:)

    – Tammera

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELabout 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature, fantastic work.

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    – Tammera

  • labaker
    labakerover 2 years ago

    beautiful image for such a good cause….

  • THANX SO MUCH LARRY…

    – Tammera

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