An Inquiry Into Low Participation Of Women In Development Programs In Wakiso District

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ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study was to determine an inquiry into low participation of women in

development programs in Wakiso District. Thus, to achieve the purpose of the study, research

objectives were formulated and these included: to establish the level at which political factors

influence low participation of women in development programs in Sub-County; to determine the

level at which social factors influence low participation of women in development programs in

Sub-County; and to ascertain the level at which economic factors influence low participation of

women in development programs in Sub-County.

In the literature review, different opinions and ideas of scholars and authors were internalized so

as to clearly bring out a clear understanding of research variables. This was by done objective by

objective. The literature reviewed reveals that political, social and political factors all contribute

to low participation of women in development programs.

In the research methods, the study employed the descriptive correlative design involving both

quantitative and qualitative approaches. Sample size of 120 was determined from population of

393 and sample procedures used included sample random and purposive samplings techniques.

The data collection tools used included self-administered questionnaires and validity and

reliability of the instruments was determined through pre-testing and Content Validity Index.

Data was analyzed qualitative and quantitatively using statistical techniques such as frequencies,

percentages and mean values.

Findings of the study indicated that political factors, social factors and economic factors all

highly and significantly contribute to low participation of women in development programs in

Sub-County and this was supported by the overall average mean values of 2.49; 2.46 and 2.44

respectively.

It was therefore concluded that political factors, social factors and economic factors all significantly contribute to low participation of women in development programs in Wakiso

District. It also recommended that different stakeholders such as central government, local government, women leaders, international bodies and local community leaders should work together in providing a base field for women such that their participation in social and economic fields can be improved.

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APA

AKIMPAIRE, B (2021). An Inquiry Into Low Participation Of Women In Development Programs In Wakiso District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/an-inquiry-into-low-participation-of-women-in-development-programs-in-wakiso-district

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AKIMPAIRE, BRONIA "An Inquiry Into Low Participation Of Women In Development Programs In Wakiso District" Afribary. Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/an-inquiry-into-low-participation-of-women-in-development-programs-in-wakiso-district. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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AKIMPAIRE, BRONIA . "An Inquiry Into Low Participation Of Women In Development Programs In Wakiso District". Afribary, Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021. Web. 27 Sep. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/an-inquiry-into-low-participation-of-women-in-development-programs-in-wakiso-district >.

Chicago

AKIMPAIRE, BRONIA . "An Inquiry Into Low Participation Of Women In Development Programs In Wakiso District" Afribary (2021). Accessed September 27, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/an-inquiry-into-low-participation-of-women-in-development-programs-in-wakiso-district