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A STUDY ON CHILD LABOUR AND CHILD RIGHTS IN ASSAM WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO GUWAHATI TOWN

Mantu Mali.

Abstract
Child labour is a major human rights issue. The child is a person under 18 years of age as per
UNICEF definition. It is the duty of every individual, society and government to take care of the
emotional, physical and intellectual needs of children. Legal mechanism in India prohibits child
labour in any form, but the violation inside home and by outside establishment is quite rampant.
The issue of child labour becomes more important day by day in Assam. The present study was
done to understand child rights and the causes and consequences of child work prevalent in the
consciousness of the workforce involved in child development and to suggest ways and means to
divert erroneous and deeply engraved notions on sociological perspective.
A total of 60 child labours participated in the survey; About 35% of the children were below the
age of 14 years. The reason for child labour included. Poverty i(33.3%) loss of parents (16.6%)
parental separation (27%) and shortage of food (23.3%). Among the respondent 28.3% were
domestic child labours, 20% were street child labour and 35% were working private
organization. Most of them did not visit their parents or relatives for long period of time.

Key words: survey, poverty, street, child labour, prohibits, child right.


 
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Mantu Mali. A STUDY ON CHILD LABOUR AND CHILD RIGHTS IN ASSAM WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO GUWAHATI TOWN. JCR. 2020; 7(9): 2582-2586. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.415


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Mantu Mali. A STUDY ON CHILD LABOUR AND CHILD RIGHTS IN ASSAM WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO GUWAHATI TOWN. JCR. 2020; 7(9): 2582-2586. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.415



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Mantu Mali. A STUDY ON CHILD LABOUR AND CHILD RIGHTS IN ASSAM WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO GUWAHATI TOWN. JCR. (2020), [cited April 18, 2021]; 7(9): 2582-2586. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.415



Harvard Style

Mantu Mali (2020) A STUDY ON CHILD LABOUR AND CHILD RIGHTS IN ASSAM WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO GUWAHATI TOWN. JCR, 7 (9), 2582-2586. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.415



Turabian Style

Mantu Mali. 2020. A STUDY ON CHILD LABOUR AND CHILD RIGHTS IN ASSAM WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO GUWAHATI TOWN. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (9), 2582-2586. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.415



Chicago Style

Mantu Mali. "A STUDY ON CHILD LABOUR AND CHILD RIGHTS IN ASSAM WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO GUWAHATI TOWN." Journal of Critical Reviews 7 (2020), 2582-2586. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.415



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Mantu Mali. "A STUDY ON CHILD LABOUR AND CHILD RIGHTS IN ASSAM WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO GUWAHATI TOWN." Journal of Critical Reviews 7.9 (2020), 2582-2586. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.415



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Mantu Mali (2020) A STUDY ON CHILD LABOUR AND CHILD RIGHTS IN ASSAM WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO GUWAHATI TOWN. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (9), 2582-2586. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.415