Causes and Consequences of Child Trafficking as Expressed by Married Adults in Shaki West Local Government Area, Oyo State.

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TABLE OF CONTENT

                                                                                          Page

Title Page                                                                               i

Approval                                                                                ii

Dedication                                                                             iii

Acknowledgement                                                                 iv

Abstract                                                                                 vi

Table of Contents                                                                  vii

List of Tables                                                                         xi

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

Background to the Study                                                       1

Statement of the Problem                                                      13

Research Questions                                                               18

Research Hypotheses                                                            19

Significance of the study                                                        20

Operational Definition of Terms                                            24

Scope of the Study                                                                 25

CHAPTER TWO

REVIEW OF THE RELATED LITERATURE

Introduction                                                                          26

Concepts of Child Trafficking                                                 29

Prevalence of Child Trafficking                                              33

Causes of Child Trafficking                                                    39

Consequences of Child Trafficking                                         42

Theory of Child Trafficking                                            44

Ways of Solving the Problems of Child Trafficking                 56

Summary of the Review Related Literature                           61

CHAPTER THREE

METHODOLOGY

Introduction                                                                           65

Research Design                                                                    65

Sample and Sampling Procedure                                           65

Instrumentation                                                                     67

Psychometric properties of the instrument                            68

Validity of the instrument                                                     68

Reliability of the instrument                                                  69

Procedure for Data Administration and Collection                70

Procedure for scoring the instrument                                    71

Method of Data Analysis                                                        72

CHAPTER FOUR

RESULTS

Introduction                                                                          73

Descriptive Data                                                                    74

Distribution of Respondents by Personal Data                      74

Hypotheses Testing                                                                81

Summary of Findings                                                            85

CHAPTER FIVE

DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Introduction                                                                 87

 

Discussion of Findings                                                          87

Conclusion                                                                            93

Recommendations                                                                 95

Suggestions for further studies                                             96

References                                                                             98

Appendix                                                                              102

LIST OF TABLES

                                                                                           Page

Table 1:     Distribution of respondents on the basis of

Gender                                                                  74

Table 2:     Distribution of respondents on the basis of

family type                                                            75

Table 3:     Distribution of respondents on the basis of

Religion                                                                75

Table 4:     Distribution of respondents on the basis of

Educational background                                      76

Table 5:     Item ranking of responses, on causes of child

trafficking                                                             77

Table 6:     Item ranking of responses on consequences of

child trafficking                                                    79

Table 7:    Means standard deviations and T-Value on the

   causes of child trafficking on the basis of

Gender                                                                  81

 

Table 8:     Means, standard deviations and T-value on the

   causes of child trafficking on the basis of gender 82

Table 9:     Means, standard deviations and T-value on the

   causes of child trafficking on the basis of

educational background.                                      83

Table 10:   Means, standard Deviations and T-value on the

consequences of child trafficking on the basis

Educational Qualification  

ABSTRACT

         This study investigated the causes and consequences of child trafficking as perceived married adults in Shaki West Local Government Area, Oyo State. A total of 220 questionnaire forms were administered to adult persons in Shaki West Local Government Area Oyo State. Frequency count, percentages and t-test methods were used to analyse demographic data of the respondents and test the null hypotheses respectively and Educational Qualification. The hypotheses were tested at 0.05 alpha level to determine the significant difference. On the causes and consequences of child trafficking as expressed by married and adults it was discovered that the major causes of child trafficking are high level of illiteracy among children, wide spread of poverty, desire to get rich-quiet on the part of many parent/families and inability of parents to provide well for their children and the least possible cases included traditional culture that encourages fostering of children, parents ignorance of the effects of child trafficking and Greed for money and wealth. On the consequences of child trafficking, the major consequences was centered on increase in the spread of STDs including HIV/AIDs among children, rejection by family members and increase in government spending on rehabilitation of child trafficking and the least possible consequences includes negative impact on the economy, leading to stigmatization on those involved and it could cause death of the victims. Based on the findings of this study. There was no significant difference on the perceived causes and consequences of child trafficking as expressed by married, adults in Shaki West Local Government Area, Oyo State on the basis of gender and Educational background. It was also recommended that parents, guardians, government, counsellors and Non-Government Organization (NGO’s) are to be enlightened on the evils of child trafficking and some enlightenment programmes should be provided to the children to re-orientate them about the danger of engaging in child trafficking. Lastly, the idea that educative programmes through public media on the risk of being involved in child trafficking be intensified was also raised further studies were suggested to be carried out directly on these children who have been or are still involved in child trafficking.

  

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APA

Frontiers, E. & Olanike, A (2021). Causes and Consequences of Child Trafficking as Expressed by Married Adults in Shaki West Local Government Area, Oyo State.. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/causes-and-consequences-of-child-trafficking-as-expressed-by-married-adults-in-shaki-west-local-government-area-oyo-state

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu, and Ajose Olanike "Causes and Consequences of Child Trafficking as Expressed by Married Adults in Shaki West Local Government Area, Oyo State." Afribary. Afribary, 15 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/causes-and-consequences-of-child-trafficking-as-expressed-by-married-adults-in-shaki-west-local-government-area-oyo-state. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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Frontiers, Edu, and Ajose Olanike . "Causes and Consequences of Child Trafficking as Expressed by Married Adults in Shaki West Local Government Area, Oyo State.". Afribary, Afribary, 15 Dec. 2021. Web. 24 Jan. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/causes-and-consequences-of-child-trafficking-as-expressed-by-married-adults-in-shaki-west-local-government-area-oyo-state >.

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Frontiers, Edu and Olanike, Ajose . "Causes and Consequences of Child Trafficking as Expressed by Married Adults in Shaki West Local Government Area, Oyo State." Afribary (2021). Accessed January 24, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/causes-and-consequences-of-child-trafficking-as-expressed-by-married-adults-in-shaki-west-local-government-area-oyo-state