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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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