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Child labour

  1. 1. Child Labour<br />Gopal Rao Ambeer<br />1208C003<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />What is Child Labour?<br />Child Labour Today<br />Facts on Child Labour<br />Causes of Child Labour<br />Child Labour Laws<br />Child Labour in India<br />Stop Child Labour<br />References<br />5/25/2010<br />2<br />Child Labour<br />
  3. 3. What is Child Labour?<br />The most innocent phase in human life is childhood<br />Working child who is under the age specified by law<br />It is considered illegal by law and custom<br />Child Labour is not child work<br />Child Labour hampers the physical, intellectual, emotional and moral development of child<br />It is considered a human right issue<br />5/25/2010<br />3<br />Child Labour<br />
  4. 4. Working area of children<br />5/25/2010<br />Child Labour<br />4<br />FACTORIES and Brick Works<br />HOTELS<br />
  5. 5. Working area of children (cont..)<br />5/25/2010<br />Child Labour<br />5<br />COAL MINES<br />STREETS<br />
  6. 6. Child Labour Today<br />5/25/2010<br />6<br />Child Labour<br />
  7. 7. Key facts on Child Labour (ILO)<br />246 million children are child labourers<br />73 million working children are less than 10 years old<br />Every year, 22,000 children die in work-related accidents<br />127 million – age 14 and under are in the Asia-Pacific region<br />8.4 million children are trapped in slavery, trafficking, debt bondage<br />5/25/2010<br />Child Labour<br />7<br />
  8. 8. Causes of Child Labour<br />Poverty<br />Over Population<br />Parental Illiteracy and want more income<br />Lack of schools for study<br />High education and living cost<br />Weak laws to protect<br />Adult unemployment and Urbanization<br />Lack of education and exposure<br />Wrong intention of factories <br />5/25/2010<br />8<br />Child Labour<br />
  9. 9. Child Labour Laws<br />Children [Pledging of Labour] Act (1933) <br />Employment of Children Act (1938) <br />Child Labour -Prohibition and Regulation Act <br />International Programme for the Elimination of <br />Child Labour (IPEC)<br />The Mines Act (1952) <br />Merchant Shipping Act (1958) <br />The Motor Transport Workers Act (1961) <br />The Atomic Energy Act (1962) <br />5/25/2010<br />9<br />Child Labour<br />
  10. 10. Child Labour in India<br />India accounts for the second highest number where child labour in the world is concerned<br />Child Labour is a source of income for poor families<br />80% child labourers in India are employed in the agriculture sector<br />Landholding in agricultural areas and caste system in the rural areas<br />The study found that a child’s income accounted for between 34 and 37 % of the total household income<br />5/25/2010<br />10<br />Child Labour<br />
  11. 11. Stop Child Labour<br />Child labor is a global problem<br />Provision of free and compulsory education<br />Tackling poverty, and creating decent work for adults<br />Social awareness and activism<br />Strictly implementation of laws <br />5/25/2010<br />11<br />Child Labour<br />
  12. 12. References<br /><ul><li>http://www.hrw.org/children/labor.htm
  13. 13. http://info.worldbank.org/etools/docs/library/76309/dc2002/proceedings/pdfppt/guatemalachild.pdf
  14. 14. http://www.dol.gov/ilab/media/reports/iclp/sweat/guatemala.htm
  15. 15. http://www.childinfo.org/labour_countrydata.php
  16. 16. http://www.unicef.org
  17. 17. http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107596.html</li></ul>5/25/2010<br />Child Labour<br />12<br />
  18. 18. Thank You<br />5/25/2010<br />13<br />Child Labour<br />

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