‘ THE POWER OF YOUTH HANDS’ TRUST PRESENTS ON CHILD LABOUR ABOLITION
During the Industrial Revolution , Young children were employed in production factories with dangerous, and often fatal, working conditi ons
An estimated 1.7 million children under the age of fifteen were employed in American industry by 1900. In 1910, over 2 million children in the same age group were employed in the United States .
PRESENT DAY Most child labor occurs in the informal sector, "selling many things on the streets, at work in agriculture or hidden away in houses
In 1997, research indicated that the number of child laborers in the silk-weaving industry in the district of Kanchipuram in India exceeded 40,000
According to the statistics given by Indian government there are 20 million child laborers in the country, while other agencies claim that it is 50 million.
On November 21, 2005, an Indian NGO activist Junked Khan with the help of the Labor Department and NGO Parham mounted the country's biggest ever raid for child labor rescue.
<ul><li>CAUSES FOR CHILD LABOUR </li></ul><ul><li>poverty, </li></ul><ul><li>parental illiteracy, </li></ul><ul><li>social apathy, </li></ul><ul><li>ignorance, </li></ul><ul><li>lack of education </li></ul><ul><li>exposure, </li></ul><ul><li>exploitation of cheap and unorganized labor </li></ul><ul><li>In India 14.4 % children between 10 and 14 years of age are employed in child labor. </li></ul>
Children in rural families who are ailing with poverty perceive their children as an income generating resource to supplement the family income.
The future of a community is in the well being of its children . It is important to remember that industrialization can afford to wait but youth cannot be captured for long. “ child is Father of the man”
"Fight for the Future of Young Lives. Who knows we may find the Next President working in a hotel. "World Revolves around the Children. Children's Future revolve around Education. Stop Child Labor