The effects of child labour on the academic performance of school children in Makindye division, Kampala district Uganda

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Kampala International University,College of Humanities and Social Sciences
The topic of this study is investigating on the impact of child labor on the performance of children in school. To accumulate factual data on this problem or detailed study was justified; the researcher formulated questionnaires for the students of Kibuli SSS, found in Kampala District. The statistical analysis used the table to show the number of respondents, and their responses and percentages. The results of the hypothesis were statistically significant because the whole hypothesis which says that there were significant impact child labor on the performance of children in school. The research concludes that there are many impacts that have contributed to the increase of child labor in Uganda. Therefore, the following recommendations are to be followed: The Government of Uganda should sensitize the masses about the dangers of child labor. The Government should also punish criminals of child labor such as step mother and other relatives who mistreat the children. The Government should also set up strict laws to protect children from child labor NGOs should help the children under child labor.
A research report submitted to the faculty of social sciences in partial fulfillment for the award of Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration of Kampala International University
child labour, school children, Makindye division, Kampala district Uganda