End Child Labor in the Fields

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End Child Labor in the Fields

Post by Ngawang Drolma » Mon Jan 24, 2011 4:46 pm

Here is a petition regarding child labor. I hope you'll take a moment to glance at and perhaps even sign it. There is a plethora of information at this site :smile:


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Re: End Child Labor in the Fields

Post by Su DongPo » Mon Jan 24, 2011 5:56 pm

I signed this over the summer, after ND posted it on another forum. I have read all the Human Rights Watch documentation related to this atrocious story, and would urge anyone concerned with the treatment of undocumented children in North America to sign it as well.

May all children being be liberated from suffering.
May all children be kept safe from harm.
May all children proper decent education.
May all children be raised in loving and supportive environments.


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Re: End Child Labor in the Fields

Post by Mr. G » Mon Jan 24, 2011 6:58 pm

Signed! :smile:
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Re: End Child Labor in the Fields

Post by Ogyen » Mon Jan 24, 2011 11:53 pm

Signed and shared.
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Re: End Child Labor in the Fields

Post by Grigoris » Tue Feb 01, 2011 4:46 pm

And here's me thinking it was about women giving birth in fields!
Sheeeesh, what an idiot!
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Re: End Child Labor in the Fields

Post by kirtu » Thu Feb 10, 2011 6:41 am



Kirt's Tibetan Translation Notes

"Even if you practice only for an hour a day with faith and inspiration, good qualities will steadily increase. Regular practice makes it easy to transform your mind. From seeing only relative truth, you will eventually reach a profound certainty in the meaning of absolute truth."
Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche.

"Only you can make your mind beautiful."
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