Determinants Of Women Involvement In Criminal Activities In Ado-Ekiti

ABSTRACT

This study focuses on the determinants of women involvement in criminal activities in Ado Ekiti. The major objective of the study is to identify the socio-demographic characteristics of females who have involved in criminal activities in Ado-Ekiti. Also, another important objective of the study is to examine the prevalence of female involvement in criminal activities in Ado-Ekiti. In achieving the objective, data was collected from two hundred respondents, through administering of questionnaire in Ado-Ekiti. Judgmental sampling technique was used to stratify Ado-Ekiti into different areas where the questionnaires were administered. Also, grab sampling technique was used in selecting respondents to respond to the questionnaires. Findings obtained from the data generated revealed that women venture into criminal acts due to covetousness. The respondents also revealed that women between the ages of 18 and 22 are more prone to criminal activities. Findings obtained from the data generated revealed that majority of women that got involved in criminal acts from time were as a result of unemployment, low level of income and poverty. On the basis of the findings, the study recommended that job opportunities should be created at all levels, most especially for women. Also parents are also expected to perform their responsibilities as any child that is not properly socialized within the family would cause severe problems in all other social institutions and society at large. Children should also be given stern warning to avoid and shun sub-culture group(s), because evil company corrupts good manners. The study has also revealed that the rate at which women are engaging in criminal activities is increasing day by day in the study area and also competing with that of their male counterpart.

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APA

AFEMI, B (2021). Determinants Of Women Involvement In Criminal Activities In Ado-Ekiti. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/determinants-of-women-involvement-in-criminal-activities-in-ado-ekiti

MLA 8th

AFEMI, BAKARE "Determinants Of Women Involvement In Criminal Activities In Ado-Ekiti" Afribary. Afribary, 20 May. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/determinants-of-women-involvement-in-criminal-activities-in-ado-ekiti. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

MLA7

AFEMI, BAKARE . "Determinants Of Women Involvement In Criminal Activities In Ado-Ekiti". Afribary, Afribary, 20 May. 2021. Web. 16 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/determinants-of-women-involvement-in-criminal-activities-in-ado-ekiti >.

Chicago

AFEMI, BAKARE . "Determinants Of Women Involvement In Criminal Activities In Ado-Ekiti" Afribary (2021). Accessed June 16, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/determinants-of-women-involvement-in-criminal-activities-in-ado-ekiti