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The child labour dilemma

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Added 19th July 2016 11:44 AM

About 2.4 million children in Uganda are involved in child labour.

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About 2.4 million children in Uganda are involved in child labour.

Children make  decisions mostly basing on those around them.

They choose a particular pair of shoes, dress or bag depending on what their siblings or friends at school have. But this is not the best way to make decisions. It is no surprise that at times children make the wrong decisions. 

Decision making is a lifelong task, the earlier you perfect the art of making decisions, the better decisions you will make in life. Learn more about how children can make the right decisions.

About 2.4 million children in Uganda are involved in child labour. 1.7 of these are below 14. Many of these children abandon school to voluntarily work and make money.

To them, work is the destination for all so there is no need to go through the hustles of school to get a job. Can such children be helped?

 

When children start engaging in drug and substance abuse, they do all they can to hide it from school authorities, parents and friends, but if you are keen, there are signs you cannot miss. Find out the signs you should never ignore as a parent or teacher.

Read an in-depth analysis on this in New Vision's Newspapers in Education (NiE) pullout on Wednesday. There, you will read about:

  • The child labour dilemma, children choosing money over education
  • How children can learn to make the right decisions
  • Signs of drug abuse to watch out for


CLICK HERE if you would like to read the New Vision paper online or on your mobile phone

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