Child Labor in China: History, Laws & Facts


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According to China's Law on the Protection of Minors, what age is the age childhood?

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1. According to China's Labor Law, what is the minimum age of legal child employment

2. Besides its direct labor laws, what Chinese policy has had a substantial impact on reducing child labor?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

As a large nation with millions of children, China has recently implemented measures to protect kids from forced labor. However, children in the country still face risks. You will be quizzed on the main issues involving children in China, at-risk segments of the Chinese population and policies that have helped reduce child labor.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the quiz you will:

  • Name one of the main issues facing China's young population today
  • Point out the group of Chinese children who are most at risk of abduction
  • Tell which Chinese policy has reduced child labor in recent years

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the minimum age of legal employment in China
  • Knowledge application - use your understanding to point out the age where government protection ends for Chinese children
  • Interpreting information - make sure that you can read information about current issues in China and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Enhance your knowledge of this topic by studying the lesson called Child Labor in China: History, Laws & Facts. This lesson covers:

  • The population of China
  • How many new children are born in the country each year
  • When the country passed The PRC Law on the Protection of Minors
  • How China's economy has contributed to the recent increase in child factory labor