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2010 | 20 | 2 | 167-182
Article title

Child Labour in Kashmiri Society: A Socio-human Rights Study

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Abstracts
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The Constitution of India guarantees fundamental rights and the full freedom to enjoy childhood. In spite of that millions of children are being put to arduous work for short and narrow gains. By 1989, the standards concerning children were brought together in a single legal instrument agreed to by the international community. It unambiguously spelt out the rights to which every child is entitled, regardless of place of birth, descent, sex, religion, or social origin. A number of aspects, such as gender, family background, cultural acceptance, issues of health and recreation, the legal aspect and so on, have been covered. The life worlds of working children, legal protection to children from exploitation and the human rights perspective of child labour is the main focus of this article.
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Volume
20
Issue
2
Pages
167-182
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Dates
published
2010-06-01
online
2010-06-24
Contributors
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  • Centre of Central Asian Studies, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J&K, India, 190006
author
  • Centre of Central Asian Studies, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J&K, India, 190006
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Publication order reference
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YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.doi-10_2478_v10023-010-0017-9
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