SOCIO-ECONOMIC CONDITION OF CHILDREN LABOUR IN AUTO WORKSHOPS OF DISTRICT HYDERABAD

Keywords

Child labour
auto workshops
Hyderabad district
economic condition

How to Cite

Shamim Akhtar, S., & Nasreen Aslam Shah, N. (2012). SOCIO-ECONOMIC CONDITION OF CHILDREN LABOUR IN AUTO WORKSHOPS OF DISTRICT HYDERABAD. Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 51(2), 35–45. Retrieved from https://www.jsshuok.com/oj/index.php/jssh/article/view/208

Abstract

The study was carried out to investigate the child labour in auto workshops in Hyderabad District. The nature of the study was descriptive survey. The major objective of the study was to find out the number of child labour working Auto Workshops in Hyderabad District in the light of prevailing economic condition in the province of Sindh. The population of this study
comprised of: (i) child workers working in Auto Workshops in Hyderabad District (ii) Employers of Auto workshop, (iii) Parents of child workers. Purposive sampling technique was used. The sample consisted of 150 child workers working in Auto Workshops in Hyderabad district, 25 Employers of Auto Workshops in Hyderabad and 25 Parents whose children working as child labourers in Auto Workshops. The instruments used for data collection were three questionnaires, each for child workers, Employers and Parents of child workers. The researcher visited all the sampled auto workshops for data collection from child workers, employers and met the parents of child workers for collection of data. The data were analyzed and interpreted by using percentage method.

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Copyright (c) 2012 Shamim Akhtar Soomro, Prof. Dr. Nasreen Aslam Shah