Causes And Impact Of Child Labour 0n Academic Performance Of Pupils: A Case Study Of Waberi Zone, Garisa District, North-Eastern Province

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ABSTRACT

The study carried out a critical analysis and investigation on the

causes and impact of child labour on the academic performance of

pupils. The study carried out this research from Waberi zone, North

Eastern Province in Garisa District.

Previous studies indicate that among the causes of child labour that

finally force children out of school include; ignorance about the risks

associated with involving these children in work, poverty that leaves

families with no option apart from gambling with life, domestic

violence that leads to family break ups, rural-urban migration, and

above all, the death of parents especially with the deadly scourge of

HIV-AIDS Virus.

The researcher applied a purely quantitative research design in

presenting and interpreting the research findings. The technique of

data collection used was mainly the use of questionnaires with some

key informant interviews, Selection of the samples was based on a

simple random sampling procedure so as to give all the respondents

equal chances of participating in the study.

Research findings revealed out that; the impact associated with child

labour include; carrying heavy loads, handling dangerous items,

humiliating or degrading treatment, sexual abuse, verbal violence, use

of toxic chemicals among others.

A number of measures have been drawn up basing on the researchers

observation and conclusions of the research findings. These include among others: discouraging employers from giving work to persons below 18 years, laws that protect girl-child against engaging in prostitution, support from government to children who have lost their parents, among others

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APA

SSA, R (2021). Causes And Impact Of Child Labour 0n Academic Performance Of Pupils: A Case Study Of Waberi Zone, Garisa District, North-Eastern Province. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 24, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/causes-and-impact-of-child-labour-0n-academic-performance-of-pupils-a-case-study-of-waberi-zone-garisa-district-north-eastern-province

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "Causes And Impact Of Child Labour 0n Academic Performance Of Pupils: A Case Study Of Waberi Zone, Garisa District, North-Eastern Province" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/causes-and-impact-of-child-labour-0n-academic-performance-of-pupils-a-case-study-of-waberi-zone-garisa-district-north-eastern-province . Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

MLA7

Research, SSA. "Causes And Impact Of Child Labour 0n Academic Performance Of Pupils: A Case Study Of Waberi Zone, Garisa District, North-Eastern Province". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021. Web. 24 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/causes-and-impact-of-child-labour-0n-academic-performance-of-pupils-a-case-study-of-waberi-zone-garisa-district-north-eastern-province >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "Causes And Impact Of Child Labour 0n Academic Performance Of Pupils: A Case Study Of Waberi Zone, Garisa District, North-Eastern Province" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 24, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/causes-and-impact-of-child-labour-0n-academic-performance-of-pupils-a-case-study-of-waberi-zone-garisa-district-north-eastern-province