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Edvardsson, Maria and Widlund, Anna (2001)
School of Social Work
Abstract
Our aim with this research was to investigate the reasons behind child labour in India and what you could do to prevent it. Interrogative sentences to answer the aim were: What does the child labour situation look like in India? Why does child labour exist in India? Is there any legislation in India about child labour, and if so, how does it actually work? How do they work in Trichy to prevent child labour? The research was based on interviews and literature. Data was also collected through case studies at two different child labour prevention projects. The main conclusion of this study was that poverty is the most important reason behind child labour. It was also obvious that other factors such as lack of education, traditional... (More)
Our aim with this research was to investigate the reasons behind child labour in India and what you could do to prevent it. Interrogative sentences to answer the aim were: What does the child labour situation look like in India? Why does child labour exist in India? Is there any legislation in India about child labour, and if so, how does it actually work? How do they work in Trichy to prevent child labour? The research was based on interviews and literature. Data was also collected through case studies at two different child labour prevention projects. The main conclusion of this study was that poverty is the most important reason behind child labour. It was also obvious that other factors such as lack of education, traditional expectations and problems in legislation were of importance. The projects in our case study mainly worked with education as a way to prevent child labour. This method had support in earlier research. (Less)
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author
Edvardsson, Maria and Widlund, Anna
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year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Social problems and welfare, national insurance, Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring
language
Swedish
id
1357928
date added to LUP
2004-11-08
date last changed
2004-11-08
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  abstract     = {Our aim with this research was to investigate the reasons behind child labour in India and what you could do to prevent it. Interrogative sentences to answer the aim were: What does the child labour situation look like in India? Why does child labour exist in India? Is there any legislation in India about child labour, and if so, how does it actually work? How do they work in Trichy to prevent child labour? The research was based on interviews and literature. Data was also collected through case studies at two different child labour prevention projects. The main conclusion of this study was that poverty is the most important reason behind child labour. It was also obvious that other factors such as lack of education, traditional expectations and problems in legislation were of importance. The projects in our case study mainly worked with education as a way to prevent child labour. This method had support in earlier research.},
  author       = {Edvardsson, Maria and Widlund, Anna},
  keyword      = {Social problems and welfare, national insurance,Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Born to work},
  year         = {2001},
}