Although there are many reasons for child labour to exist, in India however, poverty and overpopulation appear to be the main cause. The vast majority of child labour appears to be present in rural areas. Many poor families in the urban areas strive to have a better life for themselves; this pushes the people to send their children to work to contribute to the household income from an early age. They do this not just for increasing their income but to ensure survival. Study has found that children who are under 14 years of age continue to work.
In this literature review, we are going to discuss the relationship of Child Labor and how can it affect relationships. Also does the family orientation of the child the reason why he/she is forced to work and what is the role of the government in helping to eradicate child labor? Child Labor Child Labor is a factor that impedes on a child’s ability to successfully transition into adulthood. It is recognized as the worst form of abuse and exploitation of children and sadly, it is really rampant today because of poverty. There are millions of children all over the world that are being forced to work by their parents because they are poverty-stricken.
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The study found that the educational status of parents whose children were found doing chicken work was very poor. In most cases the mother was totally illiterate. It was also recorded during the course of survey that although parents were totally illiterate, yet they knew the importance of educating their children. But due to economic pressure, they were compelled to send their children out for work. 2.1.6 Laxity in Enforcement of Protection Labour Legislation On the part of government, it was found that various laws have been programmed with regards to child labour over the years.
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One of the youth targeted skills development programmes in Kenya is the NYS. Since 1964, the NYS has been implemented as an avenue for acquisition of practical life and employment skills by the youth. The Kenya government has also been implementing the KKV program as part of the youth employment interventions. The KKV was started in 2009 to engage 200,000 to 300,000 youths annually in the rural and urban areas in labour intensive public works projects (Hope, 2012). In June 2006, the government of Kenya launched the YEDF as one of the strategies to deal with youth unemployment (The Republic of Kenya, 2011).