Effects Of Early Marriage On Girl Child Education A Case Study Of Manaret Location, Sotik District

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This paper explores the issue of early marriage in Kenya. It shed light specifically on reason

behind its perceptions, its harmful consequences, a barrier to education band enjoyment of girls’

human rights and how it further threatens the development of the county. The finding from an

extensive reading of materials related to early marriage suggest that early marriage is due to

various factors including among others. The search for economic survival, protection of young

girls, peer group and family pressure, controlling female behavior and sexuality, wars and civil

conflicts and socio-cultural and religious values.

The study employed as descriptive study design with triangulation of both quantitative and

qualitative methods of data collection and analysis. The qualitative methods, involved, in-depth

interviews with key informants, observation, documentation, and focused group discussions. The

quantitative methods involved were the use of questionnaires; a total sample of population of 80

girls and boys were reached fort its study.

In conclusive remarks, in my study in Manoret location. It was clear from the onset that certain

conditions are important in curbing early marriage on girl child, assisting victims of past and

present of early marriage and incorporating at~ stakeholders in sensitizing people about the

impact of early marriage.

The recommendations in terms of measures to combat EMGCE including the need for early

marriage legislating, strengthening community network, transformation of socio-cultural norms,

getting men involved in activities for combating this common disease of early marriage on girl

child, all this is aimed at improving the status of girl child within the society and enable them

participate meaningfully in the development.

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APA

SSA, R (2021). Effects Of Early Marriage On Girl Child Education A Case Study Of Manaret Location, Sotik District. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 20, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-early-marriage-on-girl-child-education-a-case-study-of-manaret-location-sotik-district

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Research, SSA. "Effects Of Early Marriage On Girl Child Education A Case Study Of Manaret Location, Sotik District" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-early-marriage-on-girl-child-education-a-case-study-of-manaret-location-sotik-district . Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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Research, SSA. "Effects Of Early Marriage On Girl Child Education A Case Study Of Manaret Location, Sotik District". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021. Web. 20 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-early-marriage-on-girl-child-education-a-case-study-of-manaret-location-sotik-district >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "Effects Of Early Marriage On Girl Child Education A Case Study Of Manaret Location, Sotik District" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 20, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-early-marriage-on-girl-child-education-a-case-study-of-manaret-location-sotik-district