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Status of Domestic Child Labor in Kathmandu

 

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Domestic Child Labor in every 20 Household

62%

Girls

38%

Boys

13%

below 14 years

21%

14 to 18 years

66%

above 18 years

50%

DCL are from Janajati background;

35%

Brahmins/Chettri and

3%

Dalit

78%

have both parents

18%

have single parent

4%

orphan
  Reason for leaving home:

64%

for better education

34%

to earn for family

30%

for better living

5%

due to domestic violence

2%

due to earthquake

29%

of employer are businessperson;

21%

are reputed professionals like: Doctor, Engineer, Banker, Teacher, development workers

93%

parents know about their children's work place

67%

wake up before 6 AM

33%

wake up in between 6 am to 8 AM

55%

sleep before 10

46%

sleep after 10 pm

51%

don't get remuneration

49%

get remuneration

47%

desire to go back home

53%

don't like to go back home

 

Source: Status of Domestic Child Labor ( DCL ) in Kathmandu - 2016;http://www.cwish.org.np