Child Labour : With Special Reference to Rajasthan

  • Amar Singh Nathawat
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  • Amar Singh Nathawat

    Student at University of Petroleum & Energy Studies


Child labour is work that harms children or keeps them from attending school. Around the world and in the India, growing gaps between wealthy and poor in recent decades have forced legion young children out of faculty and into work. The International Labour Organization estimates that 215 million children between the ages of five and seventeen presently work underneath conditions that are considered illegitimate, hazardous, or extraordinarily exploitative. Underage children who work at all sorts of jobs around the world, usually because they and their families are extremely poor. Large numbers of youngsters add commercial agriculture, fishing, producing, mining, and domestic service. Some kids work in illicit activities just like the drug trade and vice crime or different traumatic activities like serving as soldiers. Child labour is outlined as “under aged children operating for money or food or for the other basic needs”. There are thousands of youngsters who work as labour in factories, construction sites and houses. This is a problem that the govt and the people got to deal in real time. Child who work as labourer’s are created to try to to back breaking work all day long. They are simple to be ordered around and other labourer’s too might tell them to do this or that. They are paid lesser that grownups and even beaten or abused. They are abused in every field. For instance, while carrying stones, while working in machinery etc. and some of them work on machines with risky that many children are maimed and killed while engaged on such machines. One major reason for people sending their children to figure is poverty and financial difficulties. Most of the poor people are uneducated so that they don't seem to be alert to science and technologies. They are still wrapped in superstition and false beliefs. Day by day population is rapidly growing and there are unlimited demand of individuals over the restricted chance which might even be taken because the reason of child labour especially in the country like India. We should look into child labour from completely different angles. The solution to the matter lies in economic development and jobs for all. The Government and other organizations must do the needful step to bring about an end to poverty & illiteracy which will automatically end child labour. This Paper is an attempt to find out the core subjective elements that leads to Child labour.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 2, Page 238 - 252


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