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Volume 5 Issue 12
December-2018
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JETIR1812B52

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WORKING CONDITIONS OF THE CHILD LABOURS AND THEIR ASSOCIATION WITH SECTOR INCIDENCE – A CASE OF CHAMARAJANAGAR DISTRICT

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2349-5162

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"WORKING CONDITIONS OF THE CHILD LABOURS AND THEIR ASSOCIATION WITH SECTOR INCIDENCE – A CASE OF CHAMARAJANAGAR DISTRICT", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 12, page no.395-417, December-2018, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1812B52.pdf

Abstract

Child labour is a serious problem from many decades and a challenge for many developing countries. It has existed over the centuries not only in the impoverished areas of developing countries but also in developed countries until the beginning of the 20th century. Many countries have enacted various laws and have taken serious initiative to eradicate child labour, yet still the problem is very widespread throughout the world. The problem of child labour appears in severe form and various factors are involved with it. The causes for the incidence of child labour in India are complex and deeply rooted into the society. This particular paper attempts study the working conditions of those selected child labours in Chamarajanagar District of Karnataka. For this purpose, the researcher chose 240 sample from four taluks in the district of Chamarajanagar based on Multi-stage Random sampling technique. The sectors that have been considered for the study are Agriculture and Allied, Petty Shops/Small Enterprises/Establishments and Hotels. The results of the study revealed that Agriculture and Allied sectors attracted more number of child labour jobs (17.5%) followed by Hotels (13.8%) and Petty shops/Small establishments (12.9%). The length of the child labour job was reported to in range of 2-4 years irrespective of the area of incidence of the area of the child labour. From the study, it is found that in the study area of Chamarajanagar (93.3 %), Kollegal (86.7%), Gundlupet (35%) and Yelandur (81.7%) of child labourers. Irrespective of the sectors of incidence of Child labour opinions that no additional facilities are provided at the disposal of the child labourers. In the study area of Chamarajanagar (78.3%) Kollegal (88.3%), Gundlupet (86.7 %) and Yelandur (86.7%) the respondents are reported with very low income and in support of inadequate income and large family size, the incidence of child labour is witnessed. In aggregate 85% of the child labourers reported that the income is very low.

Key Words

Child Labour, Working Conditions, Chi-Square Test, Chamarajanagar

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"WORKING CONDITIONS OF THE CHILD LABOURS AND THEIR ASSOCIATION WITH SECTOR INCIDENCE – A CASE OF CHAMARAJANAGAR DISTRICT", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 12, page no. pp395-417, December-2018, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1812B52.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR1812B52
Registration ID: 194446
Published In: Volume 5 | Issue 12 | Year December-2018
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Page No: 395-417
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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"WORKING CONDITIONS OF THE CHILD LABOURS AND THEIR ASSOCIATION WITH SECTOR INCIDENCE – A CASE OF CHAMARAJANAGAR DISTRICT", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 12, page no. pp395-417, December-2018, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1812B52.pdf




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