Child Labour : Problem And Policy Implication
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 magazine and delivers lectres related to the contemporary issues on child and women problems.
Preface V 1. Child Labour : An Introduction --Pg. 1 2.The Problem of Global Child Labour --Pg. 51 3. Comparative Analysis of Child Activities in South Asia and Sub Saharan Africa --Pg. 103 4. General Equilibrium Considerations of Child Labour Externalities --Pg. 139 5. The Phenomenon of Child Labour --Pg. 191 6. The Problems of Child Labour and the Need for International Labour Standards --Pg.219 7. Related Issues of Child Labour --Pg.253 Bibliography --Pg. 299 Index --Pg.303