SIGNPOSTING At first, Rahul Kumar will speak about the introduction and basic facts about child labor. Secondly, Bishal Dey Sarkar will speak about the forms of child labor and factors leading to child labor. Thirdly, Sanjit Kumar will speak about the laws preventing child labor and its effects. Lastly, Rajeev Singh will speak about the remedies and conclude it.
INTRODUCTIONWhat is CHILD LABOR ? History of CHILD LABOR . Minimum age limit for a child to work ? Effect on child’s life .
BASIC FACTS Facts about CHILD LABOR around the world . Where do these children work ?
FORMS OF CHILD LABOR Forced Labor .Debt Bondage .Chattel Slavery .Religious Slavery .
TYPES OF CHILD LABOR Slavery . Sexual Exploitation . Illicit Activities . Hazardous Work .
FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO CHILD LABOR Poverty . Tradition . Control .Cheap and Replaceable.
Lack of education among rural people . Employment Practices . Armed Conflict .
LAWS PREVENTING CHILD LABOR No child below the age of 14 years shall be employed . Children shall be given opportunities and facilities to develop . Free and compulsory education
Should not be forced to work by economic necessity .
EFFECTS DUE TO CHILD LABOR Health . Illiteracy . Family Ties . Damaged physical, mental or social development .
Adult unemployment and reduced bargaining power .
REMEDIES Strategies in education . Child labor issues . Childhood development programs . Vocational education .
Rehabilitation programs . Educational programs . Workplace and community monitoring . Nutrition and health .
Society should help the government in eliminating the child labor .
CONCLUSION Child labor is an international evil . Poverty, lack of education and awareness leads to child labor . Child labor effects education, health and even life. For preventing child labor, we should spread awareness .
Promote education in rural areas . Building communities to eliminate child labor.
RECOMMENDATION Educate yourself about child labor . Stop the practice of child labor in organized and non organized sectors . Provide proper educational needs . Don’t just see, “ACT” .