Child Labour The Law on Employment Vis-Avis Child Labour A Case Study of Mbale Municipality

ABSTRACT

This research was undertaken to collect data on child labour in Uganda with climate goal of designing interventions and laws for addressing child labour.

This research was a cross sectional studies undertaken in one district mostly the municipality of Mbale. The research reveals a number of factors fueling child labour recruitment of children fit soldiering, methods of recruitment and how is it against the law on employment, At reign there are various loopholes in the legal mechanism to address child labour, activities have been identified. In the proposed strategy including law

reform and training, victim support, sustained media campaigns, poverty eradication and education among others in addition there is need for stakeholders to work together through a coordinated approach because the problems and needs presented by involving government, civil society communities and children.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

TABLE OF CONTENTS .............. ....... ................................ i

CERTIFICATION .......................................................................... iii

DECLARATION .............................................................. .iv

DEDICATION ........... .. ..... ..... .. ..... ............... v

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ..... ....... ...... ............. ..... ... ....... ....... vi

LIST OF STATUTES ....... .. ... .. ........... ....... ...... ... .. ... .. vii

LIST OF CONVENTI.................... viii

ACRONYMS ......................................................................... ix

ABSTRACT ......................... .. .. ...... ...... .......... ...... . X

Chapterization ............................ ........ ....... ... ..... . xi

CHAPTER ONE ........................ ... .... ............. ...... ..... . 1

Introduction ........................................................................... 1

Background of the study ........................................................................... 2

Statement of the problem ........................... ......... ........... 3

Objectives of the study ............................................................................. 4

General objectives of the study ... .... ............................................... 4

Specific objectives ................................................................... ..... 4

Hypothesis ....... ...................... ............... ............ .. 4

Scope of the study .......................................... ........... 5

Definition of key terms .. ... ............................... ...... 5

Research questions ...................................................... 6

Significance of the study ..... .... ........ ... ............... ........... 6

CHAPTER TWO .......... .. ........... .. ... .. ................. ... ..... 7

Introduction ............. ............................................................ 7

Characteristics of child labor ..... .................. .. ................ 7

Forms of child labor in Uganda ......... .... ........................... . ... 8

Domestic labor .......................... ... ............... 8

Effects of child labor ........................................................................... 11

The law and policy on child labor ........ ........................ 12

CONCLUSION ................ .... .... .. ........... ................... ... 14

National legislations . ....... ........ ....... .... ....................... 17

Conclusion .................................................................. 20

CHAPT'ER FOUR ............................................................................ 22

CHAPT'ER FIVE ................................................................................ 24

Recommendations and conclusions ............................................................................. 24

Introduction ................................................................................ 24

Conclusion .............................................................................. 24

Recommendations ............................................................................... 25

BIBLIOGRAPHY ........................................................................... 27

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APA

Research, S. (2022). Child Labour The Law on Employment Vis-Avis Child Labour A Case Study of Mbale Municipality. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/child-labour-the-law-on-employment-vis-avis-child-labour-a-case-study-of-mbale-municipality

MLA 8th

Research, SSA "Child Labour The Law on Employment Vis-Avis Child Labour A Case Study of Mbale Municipality" Afribary. Afribary, 04 Sep. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/child-labour-the-law-on-employment-vis-avis-child-labour-a-case-study-of-mbale-municipality. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

MLA7

Research, SSA . "Child Labour The Law on Employment Vis-Avis Child Labour A Case Study of Mbale Municipality". Afribary, Afribary, 04 Sep. 2022. Web. 27 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/child-labour-the-law-on-employment-vis-avis-child-labour-a-case-study-of-mbale-municipality >.

Chicago

Research, SSA . "Child Labour The Law on Employment Vis-Avis Child Labour A Case Study of Mbale Municipality" Afribary (2022). Accessed May 27, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/child-labour-the-law-on-employment-vis-avis-child-labour-a-case-study-of-mbale-municipality

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