Child Labour

Child Labour, Reality, Challenges and Policies: A Case Study in Dibrugarh Town, (Assam)

Author : Nath Lipismrita | 2014
Published By: Advances in Economics and Business Management

According to Encarta Encyclopaedia (2009), “child labour as a designation was formerly applied to the practice of employing young children in factories” 1 . In the contemporary societies, this designation is used to denote the employment of minors generally, especially in work that may interfere with their education or endanger their health, or harm them physically, mentally, and morally. However, those who are interested in research of this kind should bear in mind that there is no universally accepted definition of "child labour". Child labour includes both paid and unpaid work. It exists in many forms, such as: domestic, agricultural, industrial work, slavery and forced labour, recruitment for armed conflict, prostitution and use for other illicit activities such as drug trafficking, etc.

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