EFFECTS OF EARLY PREGNANCY ON THE PERFORMANCE OF THE GIRL CHILD IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS OF AKALO SUB COUNTY KOLE DISRTICT

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ABSTRACT

This study investigated the effects of early pregnancy on the performance of the girl child in

secondary schools of Akalo Sub County Kole district. It was aimed at identifying the causes of

teenage pregnancies among students and how they affected their academic performance in the

two selected secondary schools as well as putting across amicable solutions for this challenge in

Kole District. To achieve the objectives of the research, the researcher used a mixed method

approach of qualitative and quantitative measures of data collection and conducted survey of

students in two secondary schools who were randomly selected and questioners were also

administered in this study. The study revealed that majority of the victims of early pregnancy

have the same causes such as rapid transition, cultural practices and lack of sex education

Nevertheless, there was high sexual immorality among school girls which increased the cases of

early pregnancies in secondary schools. In addition, the study suggested that there be a close

watch and supervision on school girls by their parents and teachers. Furthermore, recommended

that sex education be extended to the girls in the adolescence stage to help them cope up with

the pressures of body changes. Further recommendations are for research studies about the

“impact of rapid transition on the academic peiformance “, “The relationship between morality

and student academic pei~riflaflCe in secondary schools of Akole District which were found

to be the main causes of early pregnancies. Respondents that shared ideas, discussed and shared

examination questions among themselves on the effects of early pregnancies in this District.

Keywords: pregnancy Students, Academic Peiformance,

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APA

Research, S. (2022). EFFECTS OF EARLY PREGNANCY ON THE PERFORMANCE OF THE GIRL CHILD IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS OF AKALO SUB COUNTY KOLE DISRTICT. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-early-pregnancy-on-the-performance-of-the-girl-child-in-secondary-schools-of-akalo-sub-county-kole-disrtict

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Research, SSA "EFFECTS OF EARLY PREGNANCY ON THE PERFORMANCE OF THE GIRL CHILD IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS OF AKALO SUB COUNTY KOLE DISRTICT" Afribary. Afribary, 16 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-early-pregnancy-on-the-performance-of-the-girl-child-in-secondary-schools-of-akalo-sub-county-kole-disrtict. Accessed 06 Oct. 2022.

MLA7

Research, SSA . "EFFECTS OF EARLY PREGNANCY ON THE PERFORMANCE OF THE GIRL CHILD IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS OF AKALO SUB COUNTY KOLE DISRTICT". Afribary, Afribary, 16 Aug. 2022. Web. 06 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-early-pregnancy-on-the-performance-of-the-girl-child-in-secondary-schools-of-akalo-sub-county-kole-disrtict >.

Chicago

Research, SSA . "EFFECTS OF EARLY PREGNANCY ON THE PERFORMANCE OF THE GIRL CHILD IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS OF AKALO SUB COUNTY KOLE DISRTICT" Afribary (2022). Accessed October 06, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-early-pregnancy-on-the-performance-of-the-girl-child-in-secondary-schools-of-akalo-sub-county-kole-disrtict