Child Labour In Education

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Child Labor under international standards means all work performed by a person under the age of 15. Moreover, child labor is similar to slavery, such as sale or trafficking of children, debt bondage and serfdom, or forced or compulsory labor, including forced or compulsory recruitment of children for use in armed conflict. In these years, child labor has become one of the international concerns. According to the International Labor Organization, “Child Labor is present in some forms on all continents, in almost all countries, and in every kind of economy.” However, under strict law, the global number of children in child labor has reduced. Based on International Labor Organization Report, it has declined sharply by approximately 31.7% since…show more content…
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world (N. Mandela, 2013). Thus, a child must be well educated so that they can escape from a poverty-stricken state. Obama comments that the most important factor of child’s success is willing to stand in front of the classroom, regardless of the color of their skin or the income of their parents (Obama, 2009). But, unfortunately, almost all the child labor does not receive an education; in other words, child labor deprives their schooling opportunity. There are almost 18 million children do not receive an education in India, which is the highest number of any country. Most of the children drop out school because they need to earn money for their family so that they are forced into child labor or because they have to stay at home to care for their younger siblings. Often even those who are fortunate enough to be enrolled in school, cannot read or write properly by the age of 10 as the quality of schooling is poor. Furthermore, some of them are not so much intelligent and then they need to put more efforts comparing with others in their studies, yet, they think working is easier rather than studying. As a result, without education, many children will be trapped in poverty for the rest of their lives, unable to fulfil their potential and with little chance of a successful…show more content…
It deprives their opportunity to become a well-educated person because of the poor quality of schooling. It also affects their growth development by giving inadequate nutrients and excessive exercises for them. Additionally, it affects their mental health as they are always work under stressful and dangerous environment. Thus, some actions should be taken in order to minimize the number of child labor all over the world. That is because it is easier to build strong children than to repair broken man (F. douglass, 1855). Child should be care in proper way, not used for personal benefits. Child is the hope and future of a nation, without children, the development of a country will delayed. Hence, let us co-operation to help

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