The Impact of Pakistan's Child Labour Laws on the Country


  • Amir Alam Lecturer, Department of Social Work, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Dir Upper, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.



Child Labour, Mental Health, Labour Law, Pakistan, International Organizations


Child labour is any job that takes away from a child's childhood, makes it hard for them to go to school regularly, or is harmful to them mentally, physically, socially, or morally.   Many international organisations think this method is unfair and takes advantage of people. Laws all over the world make it illegal for children to work. These rules don't think that all work done by children is work done by children. The study we are working on is about the new changes to the Child Labour Act and how they will affect children in Pakistan. This article talks about how UNICEF and other foreign groups work to improve the lives of children around the world. The ILO and UNICEF have made a distinction between child labour and child work. They say child labour will not be counted if the child works to help with housework or family business and doesn't hurt his health or schoolwork. But if it hurts a child's physical or mental health or schooling, then it will be considered child labour.


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How to Cite

Alam, A. (2023). The Impact of Pakistan’s Child Labour Laws on the Country. Journal of Regional Studies Review, 2(1), 10-17.