Electronic Media and Promotion of Girl Child Education in Uganda: A Case Study of Bushenyj District

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION

APPROVAL ii

DEDICATION iii

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS iv

TABLE OF CONTENTS v

LIST OF ABREVIATION ix

LIST OFTABLES x

LIST OF FIGURES xi

ABSTRACT Xii

CHAPTER ONE 1

1.0 Introduction 1

1.1 Background of the study 1

1.2 Statement of the problem 2

1.3 Objectives of the study 3

1.3.1 General objective 3

1.3.2 General objective of the study 3

1.3.3 Specific Objectives 3

1.4 Research Questions 4

1.5 Scope of the study 4

1.5.1 Content scope 4

1.5.2 Geographical. scope 4

1.5.3Time Scope 4

1.6 Significance of the Study 5

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1.7 Conceptual framework .6

CHAPTER TWO 7

LITERATURE REVIEW 7

2.0 Introduction 7

2.1 Concept of Girl Child and Education 7

2.1.1 The Girl-Child 7

2.1.2 Concept of Education 7

2.2 Media and Girl Child Education 8

2.3 Factors that affect Girl Child Education 11

CHAPTER THREE 14

METHODOLOGY 14

3.0 Introduction 14

3.1 Research Design 14

3.2 Population of study 14

3.3 Sample size 15

3.4 Sampling procedure 15

3.5 Data collection instruments 15

3.6 Source of data collection 16

3.7 Data processing and analysis 17

3.7.1 Editing 17

3.7.2 Coding 18

3.7.3 Tabulation 18

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3.8 Ethical procedure .18

3.9 Limitations of the study 18

CHAPTER FOUR 20

PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION OF THE FINDINGS 20

4.0 Introduction 20

4.1 Social Demographic Characteristics 20

4.1.1 Age of the respondents 20

4.1.2 Marital Status of the respondents 21

4.1.3 Sex of the respondents 23

4.1.4 Educational status 24

4.2 How the electronic media promotes girl child education 26

4.3 The factors that affect girl child education in Bushenyi district 28

4.4 The importance of educating a girl child in the society 31

CHAPTER FIVE 34

SUMMARY, CONCLUSION, AND RECOMMENDATION 34

5.0 Introduction 34

5.1 Summary of the findings 34

5.2 Conclusions 35

5.3 Recommendations 35

5.4 Areas for further research 38

REFERENCES 39

APPENDICES 42 

ABSTRACT The research on “electronic media and promotion of girl child education” was conducted in Bushenyi district. The research was guided by research objectives which involved; finding out how the electronic media promotes girl child education, finding out the factors that affect girl child education in Bushenyi district, and finding out the importance of educating a girl child on the society. The first research question sought to find out the how the electronic media promotes girl child education in Bushenyi district, the findings revealed that organizing talk-shows, reporting on abuse of girl child’s, sensitizing the public on need for girl child education rights, and networking with NGOs were the respondents given by the respondents. The second research question sought to find out the factors that affect girl child education in Bushenyi district, the findings revealed poverty, early marriage, chronic Sickness, long distance of school, and lengthy learning hours were the answers- given by the respondents. The third research question sought to find out the importance of educating a girl child on the society, the findings reveal that, elimination of illiteracy, increase in skilled labor, supplement on economic development, and equal representation were the answers given by the respondents. The study concludecl that there is still effort needed to promote girl education in Bushenyi district and researcher recommended compulsory education, abolition corporal punishments, building of more schools among others in a bid to promote girl child education in Bushenyi district.

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EDMOND, M (2022). Electronic Media and Promotion of Girl Child Education in Uganda: A Case Study of Bushenyj District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/electronic-media-and-promotion-of-girl-child-education-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-bushenyj-district

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EDMOND, MUHEEBWA "Electronic Media and Promotion of Girl Child Education in Uganda: A Case Study of Bushenyj District" Afribary. Afribary, 20 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/electronic-media-and-promotion-of-girl-child-education-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-bushenyj-district. Accessed 07 Oct. 2022.

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EDMOND, MUHEEBWA . "Electronic Media and Promotion of Girl Child Education in Uganda: A Case Study of Bushenyj District". Afribary, Afribary, 20 Aug. 2022. Web. 07 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/electronic-media-and-promotion-of-girl-child-education-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-bushenyj-district >.

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EDMOND, MUHEEBWA . "Electronic Media and Promotion of Girl Child Education in Uganda: A Case Study of Bushenyj District" Afribary (2022). Accessed October 07, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/electronic-media-and-promotion-of-girl-child-education-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-bushenyj-district