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Impact of Mass Media to Creates Awareness among the Poor Parents against Child Labor


Md. Farhad Hossain*


Department of Statistics, Comilla University, Cumilla, Bangladesh. 

*Correspondence: farhad390ju@gmail.com (Md. Farhad Hossain, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Comilla University, Cumilla, Bangladesh).

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ABSTRACT

Child labor is a widespread phenomenon. It is globally known to be an aspect of child abuse. The present study discussed the impact of mass media to create awareness among poor parents against child labor. For this purpose, data were collected from parents of a child laborer, child laborer, and employers who recruited child labor from Cumilla districts. The findings revealed that male adolescents have been involved as child laborers compared to female adolescents. Downcast literacy rate observed of the parents of the child laborer. Sample characteristics indicated that child laborer belongs to a large family. Also, the study observed that the dropout rate is high for working children. Two of the greatest usual reasons for the kiddies to reasoning the jobs were poorness and careless outlook unto study as reported. The finding of that study will help our parents to be more conscious of their kids. 


Keywords: Mass media, Adolescent, Child labor, Impact, Abolishing, Awareness, Cumilla, and Poor parents.


Citation: Hossain MF. (2020). Impact of mass media to creates awareness among the poor parents against child labor, Asian J. Soc. Sci. Leg. Stud., 2(6), 122-128. https://doi.org/10.34104/ajssls.020.01220128


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