Causes and Consequences of Child Labor Menace in Balochistan: Thematic Aspect

Muhammad Anwar, Shahida Habib

Abstract

Current research was carried out in Balochistan province in order to define the perception of the respondent about causes and consequences of child labor in Balochistan province. In this regard, the sample size was one hundred (100) households were selected by using the simple random sampling. The results reveals that most 40% of the male respondents were of the opinion that the poverty was main cause for the child labor, while 20-10% of the male respondents were of the opinion that the ignorance factor by the parents, cheaply available, large household, joblessness of paternities and house unit earning capacity were the major causes for the child labor respectively. The results further show that the most (60-40-20-10%) of the male and female respondents were insights that the child labor ground were not at all professionalism, high vulnerable, no scope of entrepreneurship and disjointedness of job respectively. Most (30-20-10%) of the male and female respondents were insights that the child labor measurement were more family members, supplementary dropout, eerily marriage, minus communal connectivity, less income and physically intensive labor respectively. Based on achieved results following recommendation put forward the succeeding are our recommendations: Government should enlighten the people at the terrible effects of road hawking by children. The enlightenment must be geared toward discouraging people from shopping for from juvenile.


Keywords: causes, consequences, Balochistan, child labor.

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