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Beyond Tayyaba: tackling rural poverty to reduce child labour

Rehman Cheema, Abdur and Ali, Sultana (2017) Beyond Tayyaba: tackling rural poverty to reduce child labour. South Asia @ LSE (16 May 2017). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Following headlines about the abuse of a domestic worker in a judge’s house in December 2016, Abdur Rehman Cheema and Sultana Ali analyse the wider problem of child labour in Pakistan. Drawing on their research in rural Sindh, they write that poverty is the primary reason that parents keep their children away from school, and outline the community-driven approaches that are being used to tackle the underlying cause.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/southasia/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
L Education > L Education (General)
Sets: Collections > South Asia @ LSE
Date Deposited: 26 May 2017 13:28
Last Modified: 10 May 2019 23:19
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/79131

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