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Issues Relating To Child Labour

Mayank Kansal, UPES, Dehradun


A Child is Meant to Learn Not to Earn

- Jyoti Basu, Former Chief Minister, West Bengal

Discouraging child labour will be a step forward to give them the equality they deserve!

All of us have witnessed cases of child labour and abuse in our everyday lives. Whether it's a small boy working at a tea cube or a girl working as a wench, India is home to the largest number of child labourers in the world. Child labour is not only about the physical and internal exploitation of the child but it also hinders the introductory rights of the child to get educated and live a festive nonwage.

You'll come across colourful cases of child labour in every niche and corner of India. For case, the fireworks and matchbox units in Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu workers children. In the slate assiduity of Markapur in Andhra Pradesh, about child workers work under extremely poor working conditions for a stingy sum of pay check. Around to children below the age of 14 times’ work in the cinch making assiduity of Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh. These are only a many exemplifications of how children are exploited in our country in the name of child labour. If you look around you'll find in numerous number of similar analogous cases.

Indian Journal of Law and Legal Research

Abbreviation: IJLLR

ISSN: 2582-8878


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