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American Journal of Educational Research. 2016, 4(18), 1271-1280
DOI: 10.12691/education-4-18-5
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Comparative Analysis of National and International Approaches and Acuities of Child Labour Within UK, USA, India and Pakistan

Fozia Fatima1,

1Faculty of Social Sciences, National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad, Pakistan

Pub. Date: December 06, 2016

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Fozia Fatima. Comparative Analysis of National and International Approaches and Acuities of Child Labour Within UK, USA, India and Pakistan. American Journal of Educational Research. 2016; 4(18):1271-1280. doi: 10.12691/education-4-18-5


The work was an attempt to comparatively analyzed a national and international approaches and acuities of child labour within UK, USA, India and Pakistan because legislative authority or legislation helps to a significant range and fundamental raison prevent is convicted for the child labour problem. It was a qualitative study and through thematic analysis and purposive sampling technique, child labour was elaborated in this study. It was found in this study that the member states of the International Labour Organization signed International Child Labour Treaty on 16th June 1999 in Geneva and the United States Senate also ratified Child Labour Treaty and it came into force on 19th November 2000. In India, The New Deal programs focus on regulation that consists of child labour standards, maximum working hours, fair wages, etc. And in United Kingdom for the protection of children, ensuring them the basic rights in large number of laws and in dangerous labour prohibits the use and exploitation of children, while in Pakistan, after the 18th Amendment it has become the responsibility of Provincial Government that is empowered to make the legislation and executive jurisdiction over the matter of labour.

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