The NGO Playing A Central Role In Eradicating Child Labour In Budhpura – a blog written by London Stone Managing Director, Steven Walley in 2016, and still relevant today
Okay, so let’s address the issue of child labour – its easy right, we just need to convince the parents to send their children to school? Wrong! If only it was that simple.
A typical cobble yard in Budhpura, Rajasthan, India
Unfortunately, child labour is a complex issue and many factors contribute to its existence. All the root causes are deeply ingrained into the functions of the community. Poverty, lack of quality education and facilities, widowed families, industrial disease, alcoholism, domestic abuse, lack of medical treatment, lack of access to social benefits; all contribute towards the existence of child labour.