10 Lines on Child Labour

Though every nation wants to grow and become a developed nation, it can do it unless it does not remove all the evil practices from it. There are many evils spread in the society that we often see around us. One of them is 'Child Labour' that is slowly eating the productivity of a nation. We should read about it through the sets of 10 lines below. They will help you a lot.

Ten Lines on Child Labour

Set 1

1) Child labour refers to the employment of children in work to earn a livelihood.

2) It hampers their ability to attend school and gives them a kind of dangerous and harmful atmosphere.

3) One cause of child labour is poverty, where children go to work to earn bread for one day.

4) Child Labour is mentally, physically and socially dangerous and harmful to children.

5) Under child labour, children become enslaved, separated from their families, and work as bonded labourers to their master.

6) Child Labour poses a serious issue in their working environment.

7) Children also involve in agricultural works, hunting, forestry and fishing.

8) In the industrial sector, they work in mining and quarrying, manufacturing, construction and other allied activities.

9) Children also engage in the service sector comprising of hotels and restaurants, real estate, community as well as social services.

10) Child Labour is also a result of child trafficking running in many countries giving rise to child labour.


Set 2

1) Child labour is a practice of involving children in business activities either by force or by consent.

2) This practice deprives children of their childhood and hampers their physical and mental development.

3) Children agree to work in cheap wages, and it increases the profit of the business which fuels the issue of Child Labour

4) The 2011 Census of India report shows that there were 10.1 million child labours in the age group of 5-14 years.

5) The children are the victim of all forms of slavery such as child trafficking, child prostitution, bonded labourer and others.

6) According to UNICEF, Child Labour is most prominent in U.P. - 2.1 million, Bihar - 1 million, Rajasthan - 0.84 million, M.P. - 0.70 million and Maharashtra - 0.72 million.

7) The Constitution of India does not support Child Labour.

8) Working non-stop for long hours makes children prone to physical and mental disorder.

9) There are several products in India which involve Child Labour like bidis, textiles, fireworks and gems.

10) As per the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986, to employ a child in any kind of work, including domestic help, is a criminal offence.

10 Lines on Child Labour

Set 3

1) Child labour refers to the engagement of children for menial jobs.

2) Child labour takes away the opportunity to study and grow from the children.

3) Poverty and illiteracy are the main causes of child labour.

4) The problem is more severe in developing and underdeveloped countries.

5) Child labour is not legal in many legislatures across the world.

6) Child labour is more prominent in agriculture and unorganized sectors.

7) In the world’s poorest countries, about 25% of children are working as child labour.

8) Children are mostly employed by their parents to supplement family’s income.

9) In many societies, children are engaged in doing the work as elders.

10) Children are paid less than usual and are easy to manage.

Set 4

1) Children involved in child labour are not able to go to school.

2) Such children have poor or no education at all and have poor social status.

3) Child labour is a hindrance to a county’s financial and social growth.

4) Glassmaking industries and other small scale industries are the largest employer of children.

5) Africa has the highest percentage of children employed as child labour.

6) Lack of affordable school and other facilities also promote Child Labour.

7) An increasing need for cheap labour and higher returns, lure the unorganized sector in employing children.

8) Child labour in India has declined up to 64% in the past decades due to rules and regulations.

9) International Labour Organization has set up international laws to eliminate child labour.

10) The law bans children below the age of 18 to be gainfully employed.


Child labour is like darkness in the life of any child, which snatches everything, including his childhood, innocence and his rights as a child. In his growing stage, he sees the horrific face of this world. Many miscreants to earn quick money and high profit commit this crime. We have to fight against this and have to secure the rights of every single child. Only then, it will be a celebration of “Children’s Day” in a real sense.

See Also:

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10 Lines on Labour Day
10 Lines on Child Trafficking

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