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HUMAN RIGHTS AND CHILD LABOUR IN INDIAN INDUSTRIES

HUMAN RIGHTS AND CHILD LABOUR IN INDIAN INDUSTRIES

ANU SAKSENA

Year : 2011

Bibliography : viii + 214 pp, 3rd impression

ISBN : 9788175415904, Price : $70.00 Add To Cart

About the Book

The book examines the phenomenon of child labour and how its continued practice amounts to a violation of human rights. It traces the emerging importance of children’s rights within the framework of promotion of human rights and examines international action against child labour. The book analyses the nature, causes and consequences of child labour with special reference to India. A comprehensive analysis of the prevalence of child labour in select Indian Industries, where children are employed in large numbers, is also undertaken. The book reviews the constitutional, statutory and developmental measures adopted by the Indian government to deal with the problem of child labour and assesses India’s performance in protecting the rights of the child. A comprehensive analysis of the prevalence of child labour in select Indian Industries. It examines the violation of human rights and assesses India’s performance in protecting the rights of the child.

About Author

Dr. Anu Saksena graduated from the Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi Univ, in 1990. She topped in M.A. (Political Science) in Madras Christian College in 1992. After a one year stint as a Journalist at ‘The Independent’, she taught Political Science at the Wilson College, University of Bombay. She was awarded her Doctorate by the University of Bombay.

Contents

Preface
Introduction
Child Labour and Human Rights
Child labour in India
Child Labour in Select Indian Industries
National Legislation and Action Against Child Labour in India
Children-- Focus of Development
Annexures: I-IV
Bibliography
Index

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