The Impact of Child Labour for Family Survival in Rwanda: A Case Study of Nasho Sector/ Kirehe District (2013-2015)

Muhawenimana,, Vestine (2020) The Impact of Child Labour for Family Survival in Rwanda: A Case Study of Nasho Sector/ Kirehe District (2013-2015). Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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The study was based on the impact of child labour for the family survival in Rwanda. The data collected were analyzed and interpreted considering the objectives of the study, which were: i) to find out social effect of child labour in their families in Nasho Sector Kirehe District, ii) to exam the factors influencing destruction of the families survival in Nasho Sector Kirehe District and iii) to provide recommendation for preventing child labour in Nasho Sector Kirehe District. The researcher used questionnaire and interview without forgetting documentation in data collection and the data was processed by editing and coding while analysis was done by using SPSS software. The study population was the employees and focused children of Nasho Sector. Concerning the existance of child labour in Nasho Sector all respondents (staff and focused children) confirmed the statement of its existance. This implies that child labour did not a new thing in Nasho Sector as children said that they participated in agriculture, domestic and farming activities due to the information provided by respondents. The role of child labour in destroying their family survival are destruction of families’ rules and regulation, lacking of basic education for children, ignorance, uncontrolled families, engagement in drugs and using alcoholism every day. The recommendations provided in this research are enforcement of rules and regulation, which guide child, punishment for people who use children under 18years old in heavy activities and collaboration between local authorities and to make advocacy for children in order to care them in their family. To conclude this, there is a need support from government to deal with people who worked local leaders and citizens of areas where concentrates different activities. The researcher observed that research objectives were achieved and the questions were answered.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 360 Social services; association
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Department of Sociology and social work
Depositing User: Mr Habibu Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 17 May 2021 09:37
Last Modified: 17 May 2021 09:37

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