Topic: Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.
2. In aftermath of the pandemic, our actions today to prevent child labour will determine the future of children tomorrow. Elucidate. (250 words)
Difficulty level: Easy
Reference: New Indian Express
Why the question:
The Covid-19 pandemic has dealt a heavy blow to the education of children in India. Many children had ended up working in nearby farms or faraway industrial units, and stayed away from lectures regularly.
Key Demand of the question:
to Discuss in detail the impact of the pandemic on child labour and steps required to tackle it.
Elucidate – Give a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the context. You must be defining key terms wherever appropriate and substantiate with relevant associated facts.
Structure of the answer:
Begin the answer by giving statistic regarding child labour in India.
First, write about the impact of covid-19 pandemic on drop outs and increasing trends of child labour. Cite other factors which lead to child labour.
Net, write about the measures that are needed to be taken to ensure holistic development of children and prevent the menace of child labour.
Conclude with a way forward.