PRAKTIK EKSPLOITASI PEKERJA DI BAWAH UMUR PADA INDUSTRI KATUN
Keywords: cotton industry, child exploitation, work labour
AbstractThe high demand in style and clothing repress clothing industry to enlarge their effort in textile production. This massive production not only waste a huge amount of machinery care and reparation cost, it is also impacting the cost needed for labour necessities. To minimize the loss of funds yet also improving theirwork labour, children at young ages are involved in this exploitation scheme done by many humoungous clothing labels. The making of this journal is in the intention to review frequencies of child labour done in cotton industries and to identify actions that can be put to prevent any contributions to support child labour. Researchs are done by literature studies as researcher compile a series of data and information related to the topic of research. Researcher comes up with a result that child empowerment as a workforce is detrimental to various aspects of a child’s life, in which includes economic conditions and the child’s lifestyle. The exploitation of children takes the right of children to get proper education and contributes to the cultivation of cyclic poverty of a group or even worse, nation.