Child Labour in Unorganised Sector: An Empirical Research

  • Vijay Chauhan and Yashica Pandey
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  • Vijay Chauhan

    LLM student at Galgotias University, Greater Noida, India.

  • Yashica Pandey

    Student at Galgotias University, Greater Noida, India.

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The article aims to explore the scope of the unorganised service sector by delimitation of the sector itself, after an empirical investigation of 41 children in the urban areas of Dehradun, Uttarakhand. As per census 2011, state wise details of working children in age group of 5-14 years shows 28098 children working in Uttarakhand. The data also reflects an increase in the ratio of child labour in the unorganised service sector. The research design is exploratory in nature. It aims to investigate the variables which influence their nature of exploitation in the sector. After a careful and detailed investigation, it aims to provide the gaps in the legislation and processes of the child labour in the unorganised sector.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 4, Page 60 - 80


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