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Locked Homes Empty Schools
Locked Homes Empty Schools
 
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Author : Smita, Prashant Panijiar And Amartya Sen
Publisher : Zubaan
ISBN# : 81-89884-17-4
Pages : 144
Price :INR 695
Offer Price:INR 619
 
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Every year millions of impoverished families living in the rainfed parts of India leave their homes in search of work. Forced to migrate due to a livelihoods collapse in the villages, these distress seasonal migrants shut up ,their spartan homes, take a few meagre belonging and move, often across long distances. The large numbers of children who accompany their parents are forced to drop out of school, and in most instances, do not find schooling in the areas they move to. As a result, at work sites these children are put to work from young ages. The numbers of such children under the age of 14 years is estimated to be in the region of 9 million.
 
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