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
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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