Contemporary challenges facing the child population in Bulgaria related to health and safe future are troubling and complex. This necessitates the need to create an effective system of security and child care, which focuses on preventing cumulative effect of several risk factors.
Therefore, the growing importance for the society of so-called "economically active" children, whose number is constantly increasing, is directed to identify and address the multiple problems associated with the significant social phenomenon - child labour. In this connection we should emphasize and add it to the many characteristics of childhood, representing a risk, vulnerable period of human life. The specificity of these children as a demographic, age and biosocial group outlines ways and means to increase the visibility of the problem - child labour, its incidence and prevention. Their design in adequate sectored policies aimed to shape and promote healthy and safe living conditions for the rising generation.
Studying this risk part of the infant community, there are negative consequences of the early initiation of work related to their health, physical and mental development.
We pay particular attention to the risks and the reasons supporting the use of child labour. In this context, we put emphasis on the basic characteristics and factors on which depend the regulation of child labour. This requires building a preventive, comprehensive and coordinated approach to counteraction the spread of child labour. For this purpose, we offer a framework for policy and action restricting the entry of children in this risk category.
The contemporary challenges facing the child population in the country related to health and safe future are troubling and complex. This necessitates the need to create an effective system of security and child care that focuses on preventing cumulative effect of several risk factors. Therefore, the growing importance for the society of...