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Year: 2000


176 pp, out of stock

About the Book

Though child labour is a universal phenomenon, India is a significant exception being having the largest number of child labourers in the world. The grinding burden of poverty has made reliance on their tiny hands’ economic contribution as essential part of survival. The book covers various aspects of child labour. The book should be useful to students.

About Author

Prachi Jaiswal graduated in sociology from Miranda House, University of Delhi and did her post graduation in the same subject from the Department of Sociology, Delhi School of Economics, Delhi. She has done research Projects on Child Labour and Emprovement of Women in both governmental and non-governmental organisations. She has contributed articles on social and current issues in various publications.


Introduction, Overview of Child Labour in India, An Assessment of Cause, Legislative Acts and Action Plans, Gaps in Literature and Suggestions, National Policy on Child Labour, Circular on Identification, Release and Rehabilitation of Child Labour, History of Child Labour Legislation in India, Text of Superme Court Judgement.

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