ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Match-Making Children in Sivakasi

In his analysis of the situation of children in match industry of Sivakasi, Smithu Kothari has extensively quoted the UNICEF Area Development Report und has remarked that most studies on child labour have focused on the economic factors leading to employment of children and that their recommendations have stopped at stressing the need for improvement of working conditions, payment of better wages, provision of facilities for schooling, and stricter enforcement of applicable laws (luly 2 1983).

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