Important Points on Child Labour
- Child Labour refers to any work which deprives children of childhood.
- It hampers them from attending regular school.
- Indian law says employing child labour is a punishable act – Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986.
- Child Labour exploits the children mentally, physically and socially dangerous childhood.
- Many children are forced labour, they are separated from their parents.
- Child labour is also a result of child trafficking.
- Child labour is mainly employed in unorganised sectors like Agriculture, mining, hotels etc.
- A large number of children work in brick kilns in India.
- Census of 2011 say ten million child labour in India.
- 12 June is celebrated as World Day Against Child Labour by United Nations. It brings government, civil society, NGOs together to highlight the plight of child labourers and what can be done to help them.
Ten lines on Child Labour in English about Child Labour and its consequences. These points can be added in your essay, speech or presentation in schools, colleges and in any other works.