CONSEQUENCES OF CHILD LABOUR

  • Stunted growth of future generation

  • Inability to harness human resources

  • Inability to contribute to development

  • Inability to benefit from development

  • Citizens with accumulated frustration

  • Adult unemployment

  • Depreciation in wages

  • Perpetuation of poverty

  • Persistence of child labour

  • Perpetuation of economic inequality

  • Increased abuse of children

  • Increased illiteracy

  • Ignorant populace

  • Citizens with inferiority complex

  • Malnourished citizens

  • Sick citizens

  • Political instability

  • Early morbidity of citizens

  • Mental deformity of citizens

  • Perpetuation of ill treatment

  • Inter generational phenomenon of child labour

  • Increased bottlenecks in the development process

  • Wasted human resources

  • Wasted human talents and skills

  • Scientists, artists and persons of eminence lost to child labour