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    • Child Labour
      Gopal Rao Ambeer
      1208C003
    • Agenda
      What is Child Labour?
      Child Labour Today
      Facts on Child Labour
      Causes of Child Labour
      Child Labour Laws
      Child Labour in India
      Stop Child Labour
      References
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    • What is Child Labour?
      The most innocent phase in human life is childhood
      Working child who is under the age specified by law
      It is considered illegal by law and custom
      Child Labour is not child work
      Child Labour hampers the physical, intellectual, emotional and moral development of child
      It is considered a human right issue
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    • Working area of children
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      FACTORIES and Brick Works
      HOTELS
    • Working area of children (cont..)
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      COAL MINES
      STREETS
    • Child Labour Today
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    • Key facts on Child Labour (ILO)
      246 million children are child labourers
      73 million working children are less than 10 years old
      Every year, 22,000 children die in work-related accidents
      127 million – age 14 and under are in the Asia-Pacific region
      8.4 million children are trapped in slavery, trafficking, debt bondage
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    • Causes of Child Labour
      Poverty
      Over Population
      Parental Illiteracy and want more income
      Lack of schools for study
      High education and living cost
      Weak laws to protect
      Adult unemployment and Urbanization
      Lack of education and exposure
      Wrong intention of factories
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    • Child Labour Laws
      Children [Pledging of Labour] Act (1933)
      Employment of Children Act (1938)
      Child Labour -Prohibition and Regulation Act
      International Programme for the Elimination of
      Child Labour (IPEC)
      The Mines Act (1952)
      Merchant Shipping Act (1958)
      The Motor Transport Workers Act (1961)
      The Atomic Energy Act (1962)
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    • Child Labour in India
      India accounts for the second highest number where child labour in the world is concerned
      Child Labour is a source of income for poor families
      80% child labourers in India are employed in the agriculture sector
      Landholding in agricultural areas and caste system in the rural areas
      The study found that a child’s income accounted for between 34 and 37 % of the total household income
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    • Stop Child Labour
      Child labor is a global problem
      Provision of free and compulsory education
      Tackling poverty, and creating decent work for adults
      Social awareness and activism
      Strictly implementation of laws
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    • References
      • http://www.hrw.org/children/labor.htm
      • http://info.worldbank.org/etools/docs/library/76309/dc2002/proceedings/pdfppt/guatemalachild.pdf
      • http://www.dol.gov/ilab/media/reports/iclp/sweat/guatemala.htm
      • http://www.childinfo.org/labour_countrydata.php
      • http://www.unicef.org
      • http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107596.html
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    • Thank You
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