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  1. Agricultural child labor in West Bengal.

    Article - En anglais

    Five hundred agricultural child workers of the age group 7-14 years from nine villages of three districts of West Bengal were studied to investigate the socio-economic problems, health hazards and health status.

    Majority (65%) were Muslims and the rest were Hindus; 79% were boys and most were the eldest children in the families.

    Nearly 65% children were part-time workers of whom 54% were unpaid helpers and the rest mostly received meagre wages of Rs. 5 to 6 per day.

    Seventy per cent fathers anhd 96% mothers were illiterate.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Activité professionnelle, Enfant, Bengale Occidental, Agriculture, Statut socioéconomique, Santé, Enfant maltraité, Homme, Inde, Asie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Professional activity, Child, West Bengal, Agriculture, Socioeconomic status, Health, Child abuse, Human, India, Asia

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0359875

    Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 199406.