Professor Alberto Posso | Exploring the Neglected Psychological Consequences of Child Labour

Jun 21, 2023 | behavioural sciences

About this episode

Child labour is a major social problem, particularly in developing countries. Recent reports estimate that globally, there are 160 million children engaged in child labour – representing an increase of 8.4 million in the last four years. Child labour is likely both a symptom and a cause of poverty. Not only do working children achieve lower levels of education, but their physical health can also be jeopardised. However, less is known about the psychological and mental health impacts. Read More

Original Article Reference

Summary of the paper, ‘Child labor and psychosocial wellbeing: Findings from India’, in Health Economics, doi.org/10.1002/hec.4224

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For further information, you can connect with Professor Alberto Posso at alberto.posso@rmit.edu.au

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