A Girl Child Education and Family Conflicts, A Case Study of Malera Sub County, Bukedea District

TABLE OF CONTENT DECLARATION ............................................................................................................................. .i

DEDICATION ................................................................................................................................ ii

ACKNOWLEDGMENT ............................................................................................................... iii

APPROVAL .................................................................................................................................. .iv

LIST OF ACRONYMS ................................................................................................................... V

TABLE OF CONTENT .................................................................................................................. vi

LIST OF TABLES ........................................................................................................................... x

ABSTRACT ................................................................................................................................... xi

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

GENERAL INTRODUCTION .................................................................................................... 1

1.0 Introduction ............................................................................................................................... 1

1.1 Background of the study ............................................................................................................ 1

1.1.1 Historical perspective ............................................................................................................. 1

1.1.2 Theoretical perspective ........................................................................................................... 2

1.1.3 Conceptual perspective ........................................................................................................... 2

1.1.4 Contextual perspective ........................................................................................................... 3

1.2 State1nent of the proble1n ........................................................................................................... 3

1.3 Purpose of the study .................................................................................................................. 3

1.4 Objectives of the study .............................................................................................................. 3

1.5 Research questions .................................................................................................................... 4

1.6 Research hypothesis .................................................................................................................. 4

1.7 The Scope of the study .............................................................................................................. 4

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1. 7 .1 Geographical scope ................................................................................................................. 4

1. 7 .2 Theoretical scope .................................................................................................................... 4

1.7.3 Content scope ......................................................................................................................... 4

1.7.4 Time scope .............................................................................................................................. 5

1.8 Significance of the study ........................................................................................................... 5

CHAPTER TW0 ........................................................................................................................... 6

LITERATURE REVIEW ............................................................................................................. 6

2.1 Introduction ............................................................................................................................... 6

2.2 Theoretical review ..................................................................................................................... 6

2.3 Conceptual framework .............................................................................................................. 6

2.4 Related studies ........................................................................................................................... 7

2.4.1 Causes of family conflicts ...................................................................................................... 7

2.4.2 Link between family conflicts and girl child education ......................................................... 8

2.4.3 Tentative solutions to family conflicts on girl child continuity in school ............................ 11

CHAPTER THREE: ................................................................................................................... 12

METHODOLOGY ...................................................................................................................... 12

3.0 Introduction ............................................................................................................................. 12

3 .1 Research design ....................................................................................................................... 12

3.2 Population of the study ............................................................................................................ 12

3.3 Sa1nple size of the study .......................................................................................................... 12

3 .3 .1. Shows population and sample size of the study .................................................................. 13

3.4 Sa1npling procedure ................................................................................................................. 13

3. 5 Data collection 1nethods ......................................................................................................... 13

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3.6 Research insttuments ............................................................................................................... 14

3.6.1 Questionnaires ...................................................................................................................... 14

3.6.2 Observation ........................................................................................................................... 14

3.6.3 Interview guide ..................................................................................................................... 14

3. 7 Data gathering procedures ....................................................................................................... 15

3.8 Quality data control ................................................................................................................. 15

3.8.1 Validity ................................................................................................................................. 15

3.8.2 Reliability of instrnments ..................................................................................................... 15

3.9 Data analysis ............................................................................................................................ 15

3 .10 Ethical considerations ............................................................................................................ 16

3 .11 Lirnitations of the study ......................................................................................................... 16

3 .1 I. l Solutions to the limitations of the study ............................................................................. 16

CHAPTER FOUR ....................................................................................................................... 17

DATA ANALYSIS PRESENTAION AND INTERPRETATION .......................................... 17

4.1 INTRODUCTION ................................................................................................................... 17

4.2 Objective I: Causes of family conflicts in Malera Sub-county, Bukedea district. .............. 19

4.3 Link between family conflicts and girl child education .......................................................... 22

4.3.1 Dangers facing families engaged in family conflicts ........................................................... 23

4.4 Solutions to family conflicts .................................................................................................... 26

CHAPTER FIVE ......................................................................................................................... 28

FINDINGS, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS ............................................... 28

5.0 Introduction ............................................................................................................................. 28

5.1 Findings ................................................................................................................................... 28

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5.2 Conclusion ............................................................................................................................... 29

5.3 Recommendations ................................................................................................................... 29

5.4 Areas for future research ......................................................................................................... 30

REFERENCES .............................................................................................................................. 31

APPENDICES ............................................................................................................................... 32

Appendix I: Questionnaire for the parents and girl child .............................................................. 32

Appendix II: Structure interviews for girl children ....................................................................... 36

Appendix III: Records review schedule ........................................................................................ 37

Appendix V: Budget estimates ...................................................................................................... 39

ABSTRACT

This study was carried out under the topic "girl child education and family conflicts in Malera subcounty, Bukedea district. Objectives used are; (i) to identify the causes of family conflicts in Malera subcounty in Bukedea district (ii) to establish the link between family conflicts and girl child education in Bukedea district (iii) to find out tentative solutions to family conflicts so as to enhance girl child continuity in school. The design used in this research are qualitative and quantitative. The findings of the study are; poverty was the major cause especially when a man fails to provide for the family, family conflicts have negative impact on the girl child education, therefore there is need for guidance bracket and counseling. The conclusion of this study is, the majority of the respondents were males in the age of 10-20 years, single, had attained primary education but had no certificate.

The recommendations;

To the community developers of Malera subcounty should come up vigorously to sensitize the public on the effects of family conflicts on girl child education. To the government, train and recruit substantial number of counselors who will carry out the counseling of the affected families to avoid the negative impacts brought by family conflicts. To government of Uganda, should institute scholarships for girl child and uphold the affirmative action to enhance their continuity in school. To the future researchers, this will be secondary source of information for them as they carry out research in similar topics. To the researcher, this is a requirement to be fulfilled in order to be awarded a Bachelor's Degree

in Education Secondary of Kampala International University

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alfred, O (2022). A Girl Child Education and Family Conflicts, A Case Study of Malera Sub County, Bukedea District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/a-girl-child-education-and-family-conflicts-a-case-study-of-malera-sub-county-bukedea-district

MLA 8th

Alfred, Ogwang "A Girl Child Education and Family Conflicts, A Case Study of Malera Sub County, Bukedea District" Afribary. Afribary, 29 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/a-girl-child-education-and-family-conflicts-a-case-study-of-malera-sub-county-bukedea-district. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

MLA7

Alfred, Ogwang . "A Girl Child Education and Family Conflicts, A Case Study of Malera Sub County, Bukedea District". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Aug. 2022. Web. 15 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/a-girl-child-education-and-family-conflicts-a-case-study-of-malera-sub-county-bukedea-district >.

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Alfred, Ogwang . "A Girl Child Education and Family Conflicts, A Case Study of Malera Sub County, Bukedea District" Afribary (2022). Accessed June 15, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/a-girl-child-education-and-family-conflicts-a-case-study-of-malera-sub-county-bukedea-district