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Problem of Child Labour in Haryana: A Comparative Study of Haryana and India | Original Article

Tushar Kadian*, in Journal of Advances and Scholarly Researches in Allied Education | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


The problem of child labour has been a serious problem all over the world, nation, region and in a society. The number of child labour has been increasing in our country and the number of child members is more in our country as compared to any other country in the world. This is also a serious problem in the state of Haryana. Due to illiteracy, ignorance, traditional thinking, poverty and illiteracy are the main reasons of child labour. Children from poor and illiterate families work to earn their living. Poverty is one of the main reasons for discrimination, affecting people’s access to equal treatment including services such as health and education. The children age below 14 years have working in various fields like tea stalls, rag pickers and dish washers in dhabas. Many provisions are provided in our Constitution and Law to control child labour but socio-economic conditions prevalent in the country do not face children to get compulsory education and to enjoy right to education. The attempt has been made in this paper to provided brief account of the reasons of child labour in Haryana and suggestions to control child labour.