Chapter 5: Legal Framework and International Conventions

Chapter 5: Legal Framework and International Conventions

5.1 Evolution of Child Labor Legislation

This section provides an in-depth exploration of the historical evolution of child labor legislation. It traces the development of legal frameworks at the national level, from early reforms during the Industrial Revolution to modern-day labor laws aimed at protecting children’s rights.

5.2 International Agreements and Conventions

The chapter delves into the network of international agreements and conventions established to combat child labor on a global scale. It highlights key milestones and pivotal conventions, emphasizing the collective commitment of the international community to eradicate child labor.

5.3 Enforcement and Compliance Challenges

While legal frameworks and international conventions exist, enforcement and compliance remain significant challenges. This section examines the hurdles faced in effectively implementing and enforcing child labor laws, shedding light on the complexities of ensuring compliance at both national and international levels.