An Investigation of Risk Factors for Repeated Child Abuse of Kaliiro Sub-County, Lyantonde District Southern Central Uganda.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION .1

APPROVAL

DEDICATION

AKNOWLEDGEMENT iv

TABLE OF CONTENTS v

LIST OF TABLES vW

LIST OF FIGURES

ABSTRACT

CHAPTER ONE 1

1.0 Introduction 1

1.1 Background of the study 1

1.2 Statement of the problem 3

1 .3 Objectives of the study 3

1.3.1 General objective 3

1.3.2 Specific objectives 4

1 .4 Research questions 4

1.5 Scope of the Study 4

1 .7 Operational definitions 5

1.8 Conceptual Frame work 6

CHAPTER TWO~

REVIEW OF THE RELATED LITERATURE g

2.1 Concepts, ideas, and opinions of Experts! Authors 9

2.2 Theoretical Perspective 11

2.3 Related Studies 13

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CHAPTER THREE .

METHODOLOGY 16

3.0 Research design 16

3.1 Area of Study 16

3.2 Study Population 16

3.3 Sample Size 16

3.4 Sampling Procedure 17

3.5 Research instruments 17

3.6 Sources of Data 17

3.7 Ethical considerations 17

3.8 Data Analysis 18

3.10 Data Presentation 18

CHAPTER FOUR 19

4.1 Introduction 19

4.2 Interviews Data Analysis 19

4.3 Knowledge That Parents, Care Givers and Community Posses on Child Abuse 20

4.4 Practices of the Respondents on Child Abuse 23

4.5 Qualitative Data Analysis 26

4.5.1 Introduction 26

4.5.2 Respondent’s Knowledge on Child Abuse 26

4.5.3 Types of Child Abuse the Respondents Knew 26

4.5.4 The Areas that the Child Abuse Occurs in the Community 26

4.5.5 The Most Perpetrators of Child Abuse in the Community 27

4.5.6 The causes of Child Abuse in the Sub county 27

4.5.7 The Action Been Taken to Stop the Child Abuse in the District 27

4.5.8 The Responsible Persons in Stopping Child Abuse in Kaliiro sub county, Lyatonde 28

4.5.9 The Effects of Child Abuse to the Children who are Abused 28

4.5.10 The Effects of Child Abuse to the Children Themselves, the Family, Community and

Nation 28

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4.511 The Option to Stop Child Abuse in Kaliiro Subcounty 28

CHAPTER FIVE 29

5.0 DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION 29

5.1 Discussion 29

5.1.1 Introduction 29

5.2 Recommendations 31

5.2.1 General Recommendations 31

REFFERENCES 32

Appendices 34

Appendix I: Interview Guiding Questions to the Respondents 34

Appendix II: Questionnaire to the School Children of 15 -17 Years Old of Siant John

Compressive Secondary School in the West District 36

Appendix III: Focus Group Discussion (FGD) Guiding Questions to the Respondents 38

ABSTRACT The main goal of the study was to investigate the risk factors at different levels are associated with repeated child abuse, Kaliiro sub county in Lyatonde district. The study involved 100 respondents at Kanoni village who were parents, caregivers and other people within the community. The respondents had the age from 20 years old and above and who expected to have a parenting role at the time of study. Face to face interview was administered to these respondents through survey held house to house. 100 % of the respondents had knowledge on child abuse, 51% of the respondents said that child abuse occurs at home, 63% of the respondents said beating a child who misbehaves is a common child abuse in the West District. 65% of the school children who fill questionnaires responded that they were beaten using stick by their parents and care givers as a punishment when they misbehaved, 16% of the school children witnessed their fellow children married at the age of 15. The study concluded that parents, care givers and other people in the Kaliiro Subcounty have adequate knowledge on child abuse. Parents, caregivers and other people in the Kaliiro Subcounty practice all forms of child abuse to their children. People’s attitudes and practices on child abuse are greatly influenced by Uganda culture. The study recommended the following as a measure to control child abuse in the Lyatonde District; Uganda government to take a leading role in protecting abused children in Uganda including the Lyatonde District, education on child abuse to be given to children and community, the mass media be enabled and equipped to spearhead the spread of education on child abuse and its impact on children, the household and community in general. Further researches are need on various aspects of child abuse in Uganda (including Kaliiro).

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REBECCA, K (2022). An Investigation of Risk Factors for Repeated Child Abuse of Kaliiro Sub-County, Lyantonde District Southern Central Uganda.. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/an-investigation-of-risk-factors-for-repeated-child-abuse-of-kaliiro-sub-county-lyantonde-district-southern-central-uganda

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REBECCA, KATUSHABE "An Investigation of Risk Factors for Repeated Child Abuse of Kaliiro Sub-County, Lyantonde District Southern Central Uganda." Afribary. Afribary, 02 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/an-investigation-of-risk-factors-for-repeated-child-abuse-of-kaliiro-sub-county-lyantonde-district-southern-central-uganda. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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REBECCA, KATUSHABE . "An Investigation of Risk Factors for Repeated Child Abuse of Kaliiro Sub-County, Lyantonde District Southern Central Uganda.". Afribary, Afribary, 02 Aug. 2022. Web. 10 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/an-investigation-of-risk-factors-for-repeated-child-abuse-of-kaliiro-sub-county-lyantonde-district-southern-central-uganda >.

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REBECCA, KATUSHABE . "An Investigation of Risk Factors for Repeated Child Abuse of Kaliiro Sub-County, Lyantonde District Southern Central Uganda." Afribary (2022). Accessed August 10, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/an-investigation-of-risk-factors-for-repeated-child-abuse-of-kaliiro-sub-county-lyantonde-district-southern-central-uganda