|Tips#1: Read Together Every Day|
|Read to your child every day. Make this a warm and loving time when the two of you can cuddle close together. Bedtime is an especially great time for reading together.|
|Tips#2: Give Everything A Name|
|You can build comprehension skills early, even with the littlest child. Play games that involve naming or pointing to objects. Say things like, "Where's your nose?" and then, "Where's Mommy's nose?" Or touch your child's nose and say, "What's this?"|
Child labour is described as the employment of children under the age of 18 years. It is completely considered as the exploitation of kids, which actually violates the universal children and schooling rights. Children perform their duties in restaurants, domestic works, factories, and agriculture. Even the extreme forms of this labour include child prostitution, trafficking, and child soldiers. However, there are some constructive forms of the labour also where we find children as singers or actors.
Children of developing countries work for earning money for supporting their families; nevertheless, the picture of developed countries is different, as there the children work for being financially independent of their parents. Poverty is the main reason to push children to labour in developing nations. And as a result, the parents end up sending their children to school so that they can work and earn money.
In India, even 23 years after having outlawed child labour, the nation still continues to be the home to the biggest number of child labourers in the globe – 17 million. On June 12, the World Day against Child Labour celebrated every year, there was a common concord – moral abuse is the initial step to reduce this labour, and availability to quality, proper education for every child is important.
|Tips#3: Say How Much You Enjoy Reading Together|
|Tell your child how much you enjoy reading with him or her. Look forward to this time you spend together. Talk about "story time" as the favorite part of your day.|
|Tips#4: Be Interactive|
|Engage your child so he or she will actively listen to a story. Discuss what's happening, point out things on the page, and answer your child's questions. Ask questions of your own and listen to your child's responses.|
Education – The key to empowering children:
In 2002, the ILO (International Labour Organisation) introduced the World Day against Child Labour for focusing attention on the global extent of child labour and action for abolishing it.
The focus on the girl child and education are the keys to empowering children. UNICEF has already highlighted the essentiality of educating a child and ending this labour. If children start to go to schools, it will open up new opportunities and avenues for them to question, think, discover, explore and obtain known. On the other hand, it will delay early marriage as well. If all working children start to go to school, it will lead to justice and equity and additionally will deepen the foundation of our democracy also.
So, the fact is that we should create a social faith and trust in the poor, we should support them and celebrate their victories if they take the right decision of sending their children to schools instead of work. This way, we will see how education completely transforms the life of all children.
Thereby, finally, it can be said that in order to abolish child labour, every child must be sent to school. In fact, this way we can help in the national development also. Sending children to the schools is the best investment for a society and thus we all should start to invest in it from now.
|Tips#5: Read It Again And Again And Again|
|Your child will probably want to hear a favorite story over and over. Go ahead and read the same book for the 100th time! Research suggests that repeated readings help children develop language skills.|
|Tips#6: Talk About Writing, Too|
|Draw your child's attention to the way writing works. When looking at a book together, point out how we read from left to right and how words are separated by spaces.|