The rights of children.

@article{Isaacs2017TheRO,
  title={The rights of children.},
  author={David Isaacs},
  journal={Journal of paediatrics and child health},
  year={2017},
  volume={53 3},
  pages={
          209-210
        }
}
From the 16th until the 20th century in the UK and from the time of European settlement in the USA, poor children were considered vagabonds and subject to Poor Laws, which allowed them to be routinely forced to work as apprentices from a very young age. In the 19th century, writers like Dickens highlighted the plight of children and philanthropists like Barnardo tried to protect them. In 1903, the ‘Children’s Crusade’ saw children working in mills and mines march from Pennsylvania to New York… CONTINUE READING
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