The child labour-education-health connection

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This chapter first discusses the relationship between education and child labour, then, the evidence for a health-benefit from school participation. It reviews the strategies used by governments and schools to attract and support working children in schools thereby, indirectly, reducing the incidence of child labour. Finally, it presents a broader theoretical overview of the problem of school participation, including non-governmental and grassroots organizing efforts on behalf of working children.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationChild Labour A Public Health Perspective
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780191594397
ISBN (Print)9780199558582
StatePublished - Sep 1 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine


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