MENACE OF CHILD LABOR IN BALOCHISTAN: A CASE STUDY OF QUETTA DISTRICT BALOCHISTAN PROVINCE, PAKISTAN

Authors

  • Muhammad Anwar
  • Shahida Habib Alizai
  • Waris Ali

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46568/jssh.v58i2.17

Keywords:

Balochistan, Menace, Child labor, Case Study, Quetta

Abstract

The present study was conducted in Quetta district Balochistan province so as to determine the perception of the respondents about causes and consequences of child labor in Balochistan province. The sample size was 100 family units selected by using the simple random sampling. Somehow (40%) of the respondents fall in the age categories of 41 to 50 years, followed by 30% of the family units who were in the age categories of 50 and above years. More than half 52% of the respondents were illiterates and the other (14%) of the respondents had primary level of education. The result is further expressed that the other 20% of the male respondents were of the view that the retail trade, cycling repairing and carpet business important child labor route respectively. While 20% of the female respondents revealed that they are cycling repairing and carpet business important child labor route respectively at Quetta district. Children are the assets of any nation without their contribution in the developmental process can be null and void, therefore it should be recommended that government must take stern action against the child labor at grass-root level to eliminate the child labor in the community or society.

Published

2019-12-31

How to Cite

Anwar, M., Alizai, S. H., & Ali, W. (2019). MENACE OF CHILD LABOR IN BALOCHISTAN: A CASE STUDY OF QUETTA DISTRICT BALOCHISTAN PROVINCE, PAKISTAN. Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 58(2), 161-170. https://doi.org/10.46568/jssh.v58i2.17