Child Labour And Human Rights
The problem of child labour continues to pose a challenge before the nation. Government has been taking various pro-active measures to tackle this problem. Considering the nature and magnitude of the problem a gradual and sequential approach has been adopted to withdraw and rehabilitate child labour beginning with the children working in hazardous occupations. The problem of child labour requires to be dealt through sustained efforts over a period of time. The Government is committed to eliminate child labour in all its forms and is moving in this direction in a targeted manner. The multipronged stratedy being followed by the Government to achieve this objective, but being inextricably linked with poverty and illiteracy it cannot be solved by legislation alone, and that a holistic, multipronged and concerted effort to tackle this problem will bring in the desired results.
Dr Lata Kaushal
Dr. Lata Kaushal, an MA PhD in Sociology from Ranchi University and PG Diploma in Social Work is an Academician of Caliber Teaching Sociology in one of the Prestigious Institution. She regularly writes for social magazines and delivers lectures related to the contemporary issues related to child and women problems.
Preface v 1. Child Labour in India : An Introduction 1 2. Childern Right’s 23 3. Social Profile of Child Labour 49 4 Rehabilitation of Measures of Child Labour 105 5. Role of NGO’s in Controlling Child Labour 157 6. Human Rights and Child Labour 201 7. Child Labour and International Human Rights 267 8. Child Labour and Health 297 Bibliography 327 Index 333