Child Labour in India: Antecedent, Consequences and Preventive Measures

  • Raushni Ranjan Pradhan and Ambar Srivastava
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  • Raushni Ranjan Pradhan

    Student at Uttaranchal University, Law College Dehradun, India

  • Ambar Srivastava

    Assistant Professor at Uttaranchal University, Law College Dehradun, India

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The burgeoning of the country is exclusively based on the status of the child. The child labour is one of the lingering problems the country is facing from many decades and still ongoing issue for many countries. Globally many countries has taken initiative to eradicate the child labour and implement certain law but still child labour is existing. India is one of the developing country which is on top to force child labour. The problem of child labour is not confined to particular sector it is existing all over the sectors and industries. The future of country is in the hands of children so childhood plays very pivotal role in human development. The problem of child labour found in both rural and urban areas. The main cause which gives rise to child labour is unemployment in the extended family. The children who are engaged in labour force they are not aware of their rights and privileges available for them and the educational scheme of Government. The child labour prevents physical, mental and emotional development of children. Despite unceasing efforts of government through implementation, policies and programmes, the intricacies of child labour has entrenched in society.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 2, Page 1762 - 1772


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