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‘Bring Back Child Labour!’

Event Name ‘Bring Back Child Labour!’
Start Date 4th Aug 2017 8:20pm
End Date 4th Aug 2017 9:20pm
Duration 1 hour

As part of the ‘Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas’ during the Fringe in August, Philip Cook delivers a performance based on his research on child-labour. 

Children should work more.  Philip reckons the ban on child labour is an injustice that disempowers and infantilises children. Rather than focusing on the age at which children are allowed to work, he thinks we should promote good work for children: work which is safe, enjoyable and materially rewarding. It socialises kids, provides them with skills, develops their self-respect and allows them greater financial independence.

Come and have your settled assumptions about children and work challenged, and consider advocating more and better work for our children.

If you would like to attend this performance, please click on the following link to purchase your ticket;

Edinburgh Fringe