I’m planning a post later on the Concern development education workshops I facilitated around the country last month. I had a great bunch of Transition Year students in Galway, Dublin and Cork. This is an ongoing project aimed at raising awareness of global child exploitation. There are currently over 200 million children being used for labour in the world today.
I’ll be giving a workshop to transition year students tomorrow on the issue of child labour. It’s a heavy issue, but I try to make it informative and with an emphasis on action (like many similar issues the sheer weight of it can be overwhelming). I’ll post more on it tomorrow, hopefully I’ll have some images ready as well.