Child labour in home-based production of sports goods in Jalandhar
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Published by National Resource Centre on Child Labour, V.V. Giri National Labour Institute in Noida, U.P .
Written in English



  • India,
  • Jullundur.


  • Child labor -- India -- Jullundur.,
  • Sporting goods industry -- India -- Jullundur.,
  • Cottage industries -- India -- Jullundur.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 37).

Statement[Ashok Khandelwal, Ruma Ghosh & Nikhil Raj].
ContributionsGhosh, Ruma., Raj, Nikhil., National Resource Centre on Child Labour (India)
LC ClassificationsHD6247.S76 I45 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination37 p. :
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6871341M
LC Control Number00403127

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Sports Industry Child labour in the sports good s industry: findings from a survey in selected bastis of Jalandhar. (). - Goyal, Pratibha. - Social Change. 68 Child labour in home-based production of sports goods in Jalandhar. (). - V. V. Giri National Labour Institute, Noida The research carried out by V. V. Giri National Labour Institute (NLI) concluded that aro children were stitching footballs in the district of Jalandhar (other producing areas were not included). Nearly of these were reported to be working full time in the home based production of sports goods. A large number of home based manufacturers are also involved in the value chain. Most of the enterprises in the cluster are small and cottage scale. The exact number of firms in the Jalandhar and Meerut sports goods cluster is difficult to enumerate, as . The Department of Labor's List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor - Free ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online for free. After receiving over 5, letters from community members, the Department of Labor released their long-awaited report on goods produced by child labor and forced labor today.

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