CHILD LABOUR IN INDIA – CAUSES, CONSEQUENCES AND COMBATING MEASURES
Keywords:Child, Child Labour, Poverty, Education, Children’s Rights
A child is an asset of any country and wealth of future. In the Globalised era, rapid industrialization is taking place there by creating more employment in India. Child labour being cheap and accessible in nature becomes the ultimate influenced platform in this concomitant scenario. In this present situation, a critical analysis of root causes of child labour is the need of the hour. In India the school dropouts are very high and it is deduction for the prevalence of the child labor in the community. There exist many social and economical discriminations in the community overlaying the way for the extensive of poverty, illiteracy, backwardness, social prejudice and unemployment these variables acts as the key causes for the prevalence of the child labor in India. This research paper examines the concept of child labour on many latitudes subjecting it to both qualitative and quantitative analysis. In this study intend to provide the scenario in which child labor gets raised and various challenges that have emerged due to this particular issue is also elaborated. The essential attempts to overcome these child labour issues are proposed. Finally this paper conclude that the proposed solutions might be found worthy in overcoming the challenges that have emerged due to the child labour.