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Title

The subterranean child labour force: subcontracted home based manufacturing in Asia

Author

Mehrotra, Santosh; Biggeri, Mario

Description

Child labour is widespread in home based manufacturing activities. This paper draws on surveys from India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand to examine the incidence of subcontracted child labour and its impact on schooling, work conditions, health and gender issues.

File No

INNO-WP96

Agency

UNICEF

Date

November, 2002

Subject(s)

Child labour, Asia

Pages

68