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9 Pictures From The Past That Show How Dark Children’s Lives Were

Hard times in life do not just prevail for a particular age or a particular time because hard times do not consider "innocence."

We all can relate children with the word "innocence." Since we have been watching children becoming victims of human trafficking, child labor and are also being traded today, we will see that they have been facing all such problems from a long time.

So come on, let us take a look at the different scenarios where kids were equally treated brutally and cruelty paved its way.

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9 Pictures From The Past That Show How Dark Children's Lives Were

9 Pictures From The Past That Show How Dark Children's Lives Were

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I bet you would find more children in this picture than the adults.

I bet you would find more children in this picture than the adults.

This image has been taken from the night shift of a Glass Factory. No wonder night shift is a torture for us also, so how could one think of children working at night in the year 1908.

Child Labor at the time of Industrialisation.

Child Labor at the time of Industrialisation.

Although we all are familiar with Industrialisation in making lives better but for some people, it wasn't that great.

I don't know how much you love brooming, but you will surely hate it on the day it becomes a compulsion.

I don't know how much you love brooming, but you will surely hate it on the day it becomes a compulsion.

In America during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, there were serious attempts made to prevent the idleness among the children.

I bet you must have cried at least once on the cut of your finger with a knife, imagine working with the machines at that age.

I bet you must have cried at least once on the cut of your finger with a knife, imagine working with the machines at that age.

The main reason behind the child labour was the speed with which industrialisation caught and children could be hired more easily and cheaply than the adults.

Child Labor in Orissa during British rule.

Child Labor in Orissa during British rule.

It is not only today that child labor prevails in India, but we can recollect it as the product of British maladministration.

He is Paul LePage riding the chariot, Maine's Republican Governor.

He is Paul LePage riding the chariot, Maine's Republican Governor.

His words towards the idea of child labor were, "I went to work at 11 years old, I became governor. It's not a big deal. Work doesn't hurt anybody"

"One of the worse things a mom can become is a bad mother"-Bryan Burden

Well, we hear stories of children being sold from all over the world, may it be just for getting rid of them, in exchange for money or for their better future, but it is not only today they have been treated like things.

There were instances in the past where kids were sold due to poverty.

An inspirational movement.

An inspirational movement.

Although we would disagree with the idea of children coming upon the roads, but I bet such an opposition would be supported by everybody.

A scenario of the holocaust.

A scenario of the holocaust.

It is recorded that around 1.5 million children were killed which comprised of Jewish, Romani and the disabled.

As Austin O'Malley has said,"A child is an uncut diamond", so I believe that if you cut, then do cut them in shape, so that the innocence is not played with.

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