CONTENTS:- Preface; 1. Child Labour: An Introduction; 2. Children in India: A Profile; 3. Rights of the Child; 4. Declaration of the Rights of the Child; 5. Welfare Programmes for Child Development; 6. National Policy on Child Labour; 7. Consequences of child Labour: Education and health; 8. Abolition of child Labour ILO Policy and its Implications; 9. Current Trends for Combating Child Labour; 10. Existing Conditions for Child Labour- A Comparative Introspect; 11. Child labour in India;
The working child has been considered as vulnerable group in our society. Several disciplines are involved in understanding the growth and development of this vulnerable group. Social workers and educationists have been for a long time concerned more with the child labour and have contributed a great deal in focusing the attention of the people to the importance of several factors which should be taken care of in helping them to develop fully. It is, therefore necessary to understand the scientific basis of this ever increasing problem of child labour sot that public opinion can be more really contributed in a large measures. This Encyclopaedia encompasses a detail overviews and approaches in its admit and such it is expected to be of much interest to a vast spectrum of scholars.