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Child labour

  1. 1. How to stop it History Definition Child Labour Present
  2. 2. Child labour = employment of children at regular and sustained labour
  3. 3. •Exploitative and illegal practice. •In developed countries, a child below a certain age cannot work.
  4. 4. CHILD LABOUR: Child labour is often defined as work done by children (under the age of 14-15 years ) that deprives their childhood, potential and dignity and that is harmful to their physical and mental development. Types:- Child Labour is not only found in factories , but also in many other places .* 1. Agriculture -76.9 % 2. Mining - 6.5% 3. Manufacturing& Other industries - 5.4% 4. Trade and commerce-2.5% 5. Household industry-4% 6. Others- 4.6% *Above data is for India International Labour Organization (1973) Minimum ages 14 to 16
  5. 5. Industrial Revolution • Four-year-old children, employed in production factories. • Dangerous and fatal, working conditions.
  6. 6. Victorian era Notorious for employing young children in factories and mines and as chimney sweeps.
  7. 7. Charles Dickens, for example worked at the age of 12 in a *blacking factory. *betún
  8. 8. England and Scotland (1788) Two-thirds of the workers in 143 water-powered cotton mills were children.
  9. 9. Mining
  10. 10. prostitution
  11. 11. Quarrying
  12. 12. Agriculture
  13. 13. Clothing factory
  14. 14. Cigarette factory
  15. 15. Cardboard factory
  16. 16. Polishing
  17. 17. Cleaning
  18. 18. Work in all types of weather for minimal pay.
  19. 19. How to stop child labour Strict laws for punishing people who employ child labourers.
  20. 20. How to stop child labour Stronger implementation of right to education act.
  21. 21. How to stop child labour Financial aid for poor children for higher education.
  22. 22. How to stop child labour More employment so that parents never send their children to earn money.
  23. 23. How to stop child labour ‘BE’ a responsible citizen and ensure you do not employ child labourers.
  24. 24. Thank you

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