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Observing National Anti-Child Labour Day enough to combat the system?
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India, June 11 -- Each year on June 12, the World Day brings together governments, employers and workers organisations, civil society, as well as millions of people from around the world to highlight the plight of child labourers and what can be done to help them. Today, 152 million children are still in child labour. Child labour occurs in almost all sectors, yet seven out of every 10 of these children are working in agriculture. Childhood is considered to be the most wonderful phase of life. However, not all children are fortunate enough to experience this stage. Poverty, hunger, and lack of resources push millions of children to the world of labour at a very tender age. Unemployment of parentsalso causes child labor as it leads to desp...
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