Causes Of Early Marriages Among School Going Pupils In Selected Primary Schools In Mpumudde Sub County In Jinja District- Uganda

ABSTRACT

The purpose of the study was to investigate the causes of early marriages among school going pupils in Mpumudde Division in Jinja district. The objectives of the study were the following; it was aimed at:

1. To establish the causes of early marriages among school going pupils.

2. To examine the impact of early marriages on the pupils who engage them selves in this practice.

3. To come up with measures and strategies that can be adopted to reduce the high rate of early marriages among school going pupils.

4. To investigate whether there are policies and measures put in place by the government to reduce on the high level at early marriage. Questionnaires were administered to 35 respondents The findings of the study reviewed that young girls were of at an early age between 12 to 15 years. The sole reason is that parents wished to get dowry and had a feeling that once a girl is educated she benefits the family she is married to. Therefore parents saw no value in educating girl child which made these girls to be married off at early age.

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APA

JOSHUA, T (2021). Causes Of Early Marriages Among School Going Pupils In Selected Primary Schools In Mpumudde Sub County In Jinja District- Uganda. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/causes-of-early-marriages-among-school-going-pupils-in-selected-primary-schools-in-mpumudde-sub-county-in-jinja-district-uganda

MLA 8th

JOSHUA, TEGULE "Causes Of Early Marriages Among School Going Pupils In Selected Primary Schools In Mpumudde Sub County In Jinja District- Uganda" Afribary. Afribary, 03 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/causes-of-early-marriages-among-school-going-pupils-in-selected-primary-schools-in-mpumudde-sub-county-in-jinja-district-uganda. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

MLA7

JOSHUA, TEGULE . "Causes Of Early Marriages Among School Going Pupils In Selected Primary Schools In Mpumudde Sub County In Jinja District- Uganda". Afribary, Afribary, 03 Jun. 2021. Web. 21 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/causes-of-early-marriages-among-school-going-pupils-in-selected-primary-schools-in-mpumudde-sub-county-in-jinja-district-uganda >.

Chicago

JOSHUA, TEGULE . "Causes Of Early Marriages Among School Going Pupils In Selected Primary Schools In Mpumudde Sub County In Jinja District- Uganda" Afribary (2021). Accessed May 21, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/causes-of-early-marriages-among-school-going-pupils-in-selected-primary-schools-in-mpumudde-sub-county-in-jinja-district-uganda