• Biswajit ChatterjeeEmail author
  • Runa Ray


This chapter reviews the concepts used to describe the phenomenon of child labour across the globe, mostly in developing nations of Africa, Asia and the Pacific, and takes stock of the issues of sanctions to be used against child labour use, following the WTO directives on labour standards. The alternative forms of trade and non-trade policies may be relevant in tackling the issue of child labour use, which often rations children’s access to education and schooling.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EconomicsJadavpur UniversityKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Department of EconomicsVidyasagar CollegeKolkataIndia

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