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Changing responses to child labour

Sumiya Khair

Changing responses to child labour

The case of female children in the Bangladesh garment industry.

by Sumiya Khair

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Published by University of East London in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of East London, Dept. of Law, 1995.

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Open LibraryOL20700028M

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.   Banning child labour imposes naive western ideals on complex problems revised when ill-performing or when local situations change. A categorical ban on child labour Author: Frank Wijen.

Child labour is defined as work that is inappropriate for a child’s age, affects children’s education, or is likely to harm their health, safety or morals. It should be emphasized that not all work carried out by children is considered child labour. Some activities may help children acquire important livelihood skills and contribute to their survival and food security. History of child labor in the United States—part 2: the reform movement. As progressive child labor reformers gained traction during the last quarter of the 19th century, efforts expanded at the state level to outlaw the employment of small children. The move toward state-level reforms proved : Michael Schuman.

Child labour refers to the exploitation of children through any form of work that deprives children of their childhood, interferes with their ability to attend regular school, and is mentally, physically, socially or morally harmful. Such exploitation is prohibited by legislation worldwide, although these laws do not consider all work by children as child labour; exceptions include work by. SAVE THE CHILDREN’S CHILD PROTECTION STRATEGY Our approach – Save the Children’s approach is based on every child’s right to be protected and cared for, ideally by their own family or in a family-like environment. We are strengthening community-based and national child protection systems and we are working in partnership with.


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