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ppt on child labour


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ppt on child labour

  1. 1. • What is child labor?• Causes of child labor.• How many are there?• Child labor in statistics.• Child labor in India.• Regulation and prohibition act.• Conclusion.
  2. 2. What is childlabor? “Child labour” is generally speaking, work for children that harms them or exploits them in someway (physically, mentally, m orally or by blocking access to education). It is the work that exceeds a minimum number of hours depending on the age of a child and on the
  3. 3. 61% in Asia, 32% in Africa, and 7% in LatinAmerica, 1% in US, Canada, Europe and otherwealthy nations.In Asia, 22% of the workforce is children. In LatinAmerica, 17% of the workforce is children.246 million child workers aged 5 and 17 wereinvolved in child labor.Out of which 171 million were involved in work thatby its nature is hazardous
  4. 4. According to certainexperts approximately 10million bonded childrenlabourers are working asdome In South Asia.Beyond this there arealmost 55 million bondedchild labourers hired acrossvarious other industries.Less than 5% of childlaborers make products forexport to other countries.
  5. 5. Child labor statistics One in every six children aged 5 to 17 worldwide is exploited by child labor. There are approximately 9 million children involved in the unconditional worst forms of child labor. In Sub-Saharan Africa around one in three children are engaged in child labor, representing 69 million children. In South Asia, another 44 million are engaged in child labor.
  6. 6. Child labor in IndiaINDIA accounts for the secondhighest number where child laborin the world.Africa accounts for the highestnumber of children employed andexploited.According to certain expertsapproximately 10 million bondedchildren laborers are working asdomestic servants in India.Beyond this there are almost 55million bonded child laborershired across various otherindustries.
  7. 7. Regulation and prohibitionact This was declared by the parliament on 23rd December, 1986. It includes Prohibition of employment of children in certain occupations and processes. No child shall be employed or permitted to work in any of the occupations which are hazardous by its nature.
  8. 8. ConclusionThe social malady of childlabor can be brought undercontrol, if each individual takesresponsibility of reporting aboutanyone employing a child belowthe age of 14years.Thus, instead of ignoring onshould find out about reportingchild labor and how suchchildren can actually be saved.Child labor can be controlledif the government functionseffectively with the support ofthe public.