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Child Labour

  1. 1. CHILD LABOUR
  2. 2. What is child labour? <ul><li>Child labour is not only a social problem but also an economic one </li></ul><ul><li>A child work for fourteen hours a-day is what is termed as child labor . </li></ul><ul><li>Child labour has a predominant feature in Indian society </li></ul>
  3. 3. How many child labours are in the world? <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Causes of child labour <ul><li>Poverty </li></ul><ul><li>Over population </li></ul><ul><li>Illiteracy </li></ul><ul><li>Urbanization </li></ul><ul><li>Orphans </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployment of elders </li></ul>
  5. 5. Working area of children <ul><li>Mills </li></ul><ul><li>Factories & Brick works </li></ul><ul><li>Coal mines </li></ul><ul><li>Shops </li></ul>
  6. 6. Laws <ul><li>National Policy on Child Labour was formulated in 1987. </li></ul><ul><li>prohibition of children being employed in hazardous occupations and processes. </li></ul><ul><li>Poverty being the main root cause the govt has decided to generate the employment </li></ul><ul><li>supplementary nutrition and regular health check ups so as to prepare them to join regular mainstream schools </li></ul>
  7. 7. Conclusion A cycle of poverty is formed and the need for child labours is reborn after every generation. India needs to address the situation by tackling the underlying causes of child labour through governmental policies and the enforcement of these policies. Only then will India succeed in the fight against child labour.
  8. 8. Thank you

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