Child Labor in Urban Informal Sector of Madurai City of Tamilnadu State
19 Pages Posted: 27 Mar 2018
Date Written: November 1, 2017
India got independence before 70 years. Till now India has a number of policy and acts for eradicate the poverty and eradicate the child Labour in the country. But still child Labour exists in India. This is not for India alone; Child Labour still exists in all the developing countries in the world. India has 43,53,247 lakhs of child Labour approximately (Census Data 2011). Hence the study focused on socio economic condition, causes for child labour and working status of child Labour in Madurai city of Tamilnadu state. This paper makes use of primary and secondary sources, primary date collected through structured questionnaires by interview schedule. Secondary sources collected from journals and Published Reports. The study found that majority of the child Labour belongs to socially backward communities. Most of the children enter to work was social cause and the poverty. All of children fathers consume alcohol in the study area. Also the study examine the drug habit child Labour and non drug habit child labour as well the rescued child Labour and non rescued child Labour in Madurai city of Tamilnadu state in India.
Keywords: Child Labour, Urban Informal Sector, Madurai, Hazardous Child Labour, Drug Habit Child Labour
JEL Classification: E29, Z22
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