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Child labour and the right to education in South Asia

needs versus rights?

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Published by Sage Publications in New Delhi, Thousand Oaks, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Educational equalization -- India -- Congresses,
  • Educational equalization -- Bangladesh -- Congresses,
  • Child labor -- India -- Congresses,
  • Child labor -- Bangladesh -- Congresses,
  • Children"s rights -- India -- Congresses,
  • Children"s rights -- Bangladesh -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditors, Naila Kabeer, Geetha B. Nambissan, Ramya Subrahmanian.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsKabeer, Naila., Nambissan, Geetha B., 1955-, Subrahmanian, Ramya.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC213.3.I4 C55 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination412 p. :
    Number of Pages412
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18885739M
    ISBN 10076199601X, 0761996257
    LC Control Number2002070527
    OCLC/WorldCa49775432

    Asia-Pacific also owns the sad global record of having the highest number of trafficking victims involved in commercial sexual exploitation, forced labor and other worst forms of child : Gabriela Olguin. There are a number of ways that child labour can affect children, and these can vary depending on which industry the child is working in. Generally, child labourers can suffer from long-term health problems due to malnutrition, exposure to chemicals, abuse, injuries, exhaustion and psychological harm.

    Countries with Connections to Child Workers in Asia (CWA) Some countries that are involved with Child Workers in Asia are: Bangladesh - In this country children are used as workers to do the following: Bidis, Bricks, Footwear, Garments, Glass, Leather, Matches, Poultry, Salt, Shrimp, Soap, Steel Furniture, Textiles and Textiles (jute). Child Workers in Asia (CWA) was established in as a support group for child workers in Asia, and the NGOs working with them. From a small group of five organizations, it now brings together over 50 groups/organizations working on child labor in 14 countries.

    Although most European nations had child labor laws by , the material requirements necessary during World War II brought many children back into the labor market. Legislation concerning child labor in other than industrial pursuits, e.g., in agriculture, has lagged. In the Eastern and Midwestern United States, child labor became a.   Kailash Satyarthi says his heroes are the children he has saved from slavery. The Nobel peace prize winner, 60, has been credited with helping to free ab children from bonded labour.


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Child labour and the right to education in South Asia Download PDF EPUB FB2

South Asia has the largest number of child labourers in the world as well as the largest number of children out of school. With contributors from policy makers, academics and activists working in the field of child labour, and practitioners involved in delivering education to children who are outside the formal schooling system in India and Bangladesh, this book brings together a range of perspectives on 5/5(1).

South Asia has the largest number of child labourers in the world as well as the largest number of children out of school. With contributors from policy makers, academics and activists working in the field of child labour, and practitioners involved in delivering education to children who are outside the formal schooling system in India and Bangladesh, this book brings together a range of.

Book Review Child Labour and the Right to Education in South Asia: Needs versus Rights. edited by Naila Kabeer, Geetha B. Nambissan, and Ramya Subrahmanian.

New Delhi, Thousand Oaks, Calif., and London: Sage Publications, pp. $ (cloth). ISBN X. South Asia has the largest number of child labourers in the world as well as the largest number of children out of school.

With contributors from policy makers, academics and activists working in the field of child labour, and practitioners involved in delivering education to children who are outside the formal schooling system in India and Bangladesh, this book brings together a range of perspectives on.

Get this from a library. Child labour and the right to education in South Asia: needs versus rights?. [Naila Kabeer; Geetha B Nambissan; Ramya Subrahmanian;] -- Papers presented at the Workshop: Needs vs.

Rights?: Social Policy from a Child-Centred Perspective, held in New Delhi in July ; with special reference to India and Bangladesh. Child Labour and the Right to Education in South Asia: Needs versus Rights explicitly state that children have the right to receive education or training which will enable them to earn a.

Through its South Asia hub, ILO-IPEC works through advocacy and other means to mainstream child labour into government policies, strategies, plans and budgets. As a result of these efforts, child labour issues have been included in the national Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers inFile Size: KB.

This book examines the facts concerning child labour in Latin America, how it varies over time; across countries; and in comparison to other areas of the world. It aims to improve the understanding of root causes and consequences of persistent child labour and to contribute to the policy debate.

A total of million children – 64 million girls and 88 million boys – are estimated to be in child labour globally, accounting for almost one in ten of all children worldwide. UNICEF estimates 12 percent of the children aged years in South Asia are involved in child labour, well over 41 million children.

Child Labour. There are million ( year old) children in child labour in South Asia, according to conservative estimates, and of these million are in the year age range. The young, year-old children, make up about one-fifth of all child labourers in South Asia.

Issues > Education > Child labour and the right to education. Child labour can limit the time and energy children spend on education.

Many forms of child labour are prohibited in international standards. While child labour can be an obstacle to education, at the same time education is instrumental in the prevention of child labour.

Child labour in Asia and the Pacific. The latest ILO Global report on Child Labour found that the number of working children under the age of 15 years in Asia and the Pacific declined by 5 million to million from to Despite this positive development, the region still. Child Labour and the Right to Education in South Asia: Needs versus Rights?, Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: Sage Publications.

Khair, S. Child Labour in Bangladesh: A Forward Looking Policy Study, Geneva, Switzerland: International Labor Office, April. their work, children working in agriculture have received little attention compared to child labour in manufacturing for export or children involved in commercial sexual exploitation.

In investigations in Egypt, Ecuador, India, and the United States, Human Rights Watch has found that the. African and Asia account for 90% of child labor of the world (Siddiqi and Patrinos ).

The ILO reported that children work for long hours and are the worst paid laborers (Siddiqi and Patrinos )Author: Faraaz Siddiqi, Harry Anthony Patrinos. Through a rich ethnography of street and working children in Calcutta, India, this book offers the first sustained enquiry into postcolonial childhoods, arguing that the lingering effects of colonialism are central to comprehending why these children struggle to inhabit the transition from labour to schooling.

It has a well developed medical system, the literacy rate is very high, and there are juvenile courts. However, this picture is not as close to perfection as one might believe.

Certain things still escape Singapore in terms of its children’s rights, notably concerning child labor, education, and.

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Around million children are in employment around the world, according to the International Labour Organisation (pdf).

Of them, the ILO estimates that million are engaged in child labour, defined by the UN as “work for which the child is either too young – work done below the required minimum age – or work which, because of its detrimental nature or conditions, is altogether.

"Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be compulsory. Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and higher education shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit.

Progress towards ending child labour has stalled in the countries most likely to be supplying goods to the west, a study has found. Despite high economic growth and big improvements in education and development, countries such as China, India, Bangladesh, Vietnam and Cambodia have made little progress in tackling child labour.Definition of Bonded Child Labour.

The South Asian Task Force on Bonded Child Labour defines a bonded child labourer as “a child (below 18 years of age as defined in the UNCRC) working against debt taken by himself/herself or his/her family members, or working against any social obligation (e.g., caste factor, ethnic or religious practices, etc.) without or with the child’s consent, under.Although the Constitution of India guarantees free and compulsory education to children between the age of 6 to 14 and prohibits employment of children younger than 14 in 18 hazardous occupations, child labor is still prevalent in the informal sectors of the Indian economy.

Child labor violates human rights, and is in contravention of the.