Defilement and Its Impact Upon Children in the Community And The Case Study Kamuli District

ABSTRACT

The children of communities today are faced with numerous challenges and the most outstanding in all of them is the defilement challenges. Precisely defined as

sexual offence and is the construct to have carnal knowledge with a person under the age of majority, irrespective of the sex of a child by the majority or

minority male who is older than a minority female defilement poses a societal threat and the impediment. Under criminal law taking its toll on the central of the

vice in community, it remarks un certain as to whether the law is too weak to ensure it's reduction as n.ational statistic on defilement cases is on rise year to

year out. The question that puzzles through the heed of many legislators is what believed to be done by communities to safeguard the children from the vice? Is

there hope that a proper research on this topic shall provide reliable information on the state of law and recommendations?. In the main objective of this study being an identification and assessment of the problem of sexual abuse on children with defilement puts in a limelight of this research. The legal concept of the state of law on central of defilement both national and international law great regard in this research.


TABlE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION .................................................................................... ii

APPROVAL ................................................................................ iii

DEDICATION ..................................................................................... iv

LIST OF ACRONYMS ....................................................................................... v

ABSTRACT .............................................................................. viii

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

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

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

1.2 Statement of the problem ......................................................................... 3

1.3 The purpose of the study .......................................................................... 4

1.4 The general objective ............................................................................... 5

1. 5 Scope of the study ................................................................................... 5

1.6 Significance of the study ........................................................................... 6

CHAPTER TWO ............................................................................................ 7

liTERATURE REVIEW ................................................................................ 7

2.0 Introduction .......................................................................................... 7

2.1 The legal frame work in defilement cases ............................................. 14

2.2 The ingredients of defilement. ................................................................. 16

2.3 Factors that aggrivates defilement.. ......................................................... 17

CHAPTER THREE ....................................................................................... 18

METHODOlOGY ........................................................................................ 18

3.0 Introduction ........................................................................................... 18

3.1 Research design ..................................................................................... 18

3.2 Sample procedures ................................................................................. 18

3.3 The sample size ...................................................................................... 19

3.4 Interview .......................................................................................... 19

3.5 Observation ........................................................................................... 19

3.5.1 Questionnaires .................................................................................... 20

3.6 The data analysis ................................................................................. : .. 20

3.6. 1 Area of study ...................................................................................... 21

3.6.2 Research questions ............................................................................... 21

3.6.3 Hypothesis ........................................................................................... 21

3.7 Problems faced by a researcher ............................................................... 21

CHAPTER FOUR ......................................................................................... 22

DEFILEMENT UPON CHILDREN IN THE COMMUNITY AND FAMILY ...... 22

4.0 Introduction ......................................................................................... 22

4.1 Review on enforcement law relating to defilement .................................... 27

4.2 The role of LCs ........................................................................................ 29

4.2.1 Other findings ...................................................................................... 30

CHAPTER FIVE ........................................................................................... 31

5.0 Introduction ....................................................................................... 31

5.1 Recommendations ................................................................................... 31

5.1.1 Existing law on defilement ................................................................... 31

5.1.2 Defilement law .................................................................................... 32

5.2 Factors that aggravate defilement ............................................................ 32

REFERENCES ......................................................................................... 33

QUESTIONNAIRE .......................................................................................... 34

APPENDIX I .......................................................................................... 34

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