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Shop Til You Drop Exercise

This exercise created by the Cross Border Network and STITCH is designed to show students how little pay sweatshop workers receive, and the difficulties in supporting a family with such low wages. The exercise includes a role play where students will act as families and must decide how to spend the money they make in one month.

World Bank and IMF Child Labor Poster

The World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) are two of the most powerful players in the world, who, by providing aid and loans to poor countries, can dictate a country’s economic policies. These policy reforms conditioned in exchange for aid force poor countries to reduce social spending in education and health system resulting in an increase in child labor. Poor countries trapped in a cycle of debt owed to the World Bank and IMF are also forced to further reduce social spending.

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