The problem of child labour has attracted considerable importance in the developing countries. The efforts are going on at national and international level to combat child labour still it is prevailing in almost all economies. The size of the child labour is not only large in India but it has been increasing year to year in spite of ILO conventions, labour legislations and India's commitment for universal and compulsory education up to the age of 14 years. The main reason for the existence of child labour in India is poverty. Therefore, the most important evil the poverty has produced is child labour. The book attempts to bring out the various dimensions of child labour at macro and micro level.
The child labour is retarding the overall development of the children. They do not get good education, health facilities and amenities of life child labour produce evil effects on children. The child labour ruins the future of children. This book spells out the facts about child labours their working conditions and conditions of work causes for the employment of child labour. Therefore eradication of child labour is the need of our society.
The book is useful for further research NGOs reformers and the government to adopt suitable policies and common man who has concern about the society.