International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 5, Issue 10, Part A (2019)
Child labour in the informal sector: A study in urban industrial centers of Guntur district
Child labour is the practice of involving children in some economic activities which is very harmful to the physical and mental development of the children. In developing countries, the rate of the child labour is high. The study focused on socio economic conditions, causes for child labour and working status of child Labour in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh. This study makes use of primary and secondary sources, primary data collected through structured questionnaires by interview schedule with random sampling. The study found that majority of the Child Labour belongs to socially backward communities and confirmed that poverty was the main reason. The study takes the stand that “while regulation can be the immediate strategy, total eradication should be the ultimate objective”.
How to cite this article:
VVM Sateesh. Child labour in the informal sector: A study in urban industrial centers of Guntur district. International Journal of Applied Research. 2019; 5(10): 35-38.