Comparative Study

| Published: June 05, 2017

A Psychological Study of Adjustment in Child Laborers

Dr. Arvindgiri K. Aparnathi

Faculty, Shah K.S. Arts & V.M. Parekh Commerce College, Kapadwanj, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.217/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.217


According to Director General of ILO (1983) Child labour would mean children prematurely leading adults lives, working for long hours, low wages under damaging conditions which affects and hampers their growth, physically and mentally. Main objective of this study is comparative study of adjustments in Child labour   boys and Child labour girls, and for that the total sample size taken were 660 children (330 boys and 330 girls) 220, child labour (110 boys and 110 girls) 220 study with work children (110 boys and 110 girls) 220 normal children (110 boys and 110 girls). The age group 12 to 14 years of age. The mean age of the sample was 13.28 years. The sample was taken from the slum areas (Lower Socio-economic) of Gujarat Four city Ahmedabad, Surat, Baroda and Rajkot. The result of the study is significant difference between Child Labour boys and girls regarding adjustment. It means the level of adjustment is more in Child Labour girls then Child Labour boys.

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 5, April-June, 2017