Factors in the sociocultural environment of child labourers: a study in a small scale leather goods industry in Calcutta.

  • Sajal R Mitra
  • Published 1994 in Occupational and environmental medicine
OBJECTIVES During a study of the occupational health of the child workers in several small leather workshops, investigations were also made of the sociocultural factors that made it necessary for the children, aged between 7 and 14 years, to work. The psychosocial effects of the same factors were also investigated. METHODS Personal interviews were carried… (More)