The Theory Of Child Labour

1398 WordsMay 12, 20166 Pages
The tem “Child Labour” is often defined as work that deprives children from their childhood, their potential and their dignity and that is harmful to physical and mental development. It is serious and extensive problem with many children under the age of 14 years. Children living in poorest household and in rural areas are mostly likely to be engaged in child labour. Children have worked for as long as families have needed all hands to pitch in. Beyond defining work as a means of survival, defining what work is appropriate for children and what to do about inappropriate work involves more complex judgments especially for firms doing business in the global economy.Child labor is linked to global business directly and more commonly, indirectly. Critics blame increased trade and financial flows for increased child labor, and those criticisms have undermined the legitimacy of further trade and financial liberalization. Statistics of child lobour: According to statistics there are 250 million children working and many of them full time. 120 million of these children exposed to hazardous forms of child labour. 68 Countries have been marked under “extreme risk” for child. Bangladesh, India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Chad, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Mayanmar, Liberia, Sudan, Somalia and Zimbabwe to form the 12 countries at the bottom of ranking who scored 0.00 for possibility to remove child labour, whereas China scored 0.02 and ranking number 13th.Child labour is found in agricultural sector
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