Factors Affecting The Girl-Youth In Educational Advancement. A Study Done In Central Division Of Kitui District, Kenya.

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ABSTRACT

This study examined the extent to which factors that include cultural practices, gender

and age and the girl status in the society affect the girl youth in educational

advancement. One thousand and eight hundred young women, eight hundred house

helps, fifteen hundred parents and guardians, and ten secondary school head teachers

in central division of Kitul district participated in the study. The findings indicated that

the factors such as parental negligence, early pregnancy and marriage, domestic

responsibilities, sexual harassment by peers and teachers,unconducive learning and

teaching materials, family conflicts ,discrimination and HIV and AIDS affects educational

advancement of the girl youth.

Recommendations are awareness to the community is necessary so that all members are informed of the se factors. Bursaries need to be provided to the girls who come from poor families. The government need to formulate policy on the girl youth education. Guidance and counseling to the girl youth need to be emphasized to help them set goals in life. More boarding schools for girls are necessary to retain them in school. In conclusion, the researcher showed that there is a significant relationship between cultural practices, gender and age and girl status in educational advancement.

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APA

SSA, R (2021). Factors Affecting The Girl-Youth In Educational Advancement. A Study Done In Central Division Of Kitui District, Kenya.. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 19, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/factors-affecting-the-girl-youth-in-educational-advancement-a-study-done-in-central-division-of-kitui-district-kenya

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "Factors Affecting The Girl-Youth In Educational Advancement. A Study Done In Central Division Of Kitui District, Kenya." Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/factors-affecting-the-girl-youth-in-educational-advancement-a-study-done-in-central-division-of-kitui-district-kenya . Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

MLA7

Research, SSA. "Factors Affecting The Girl-Youth In Educational Advancement. A Study Done In Central Division Of Kitui District, Kenya.". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021. Web. 19 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/factors-affecting-the-girl-youth-in-educational-advancement-a-study-done-in-central-division-of-kitui-district-kenya >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "Factors Affecting The Girl-Youth In Educational Advancement. A Study Done In Central Division Of Kitui District, Kenya." Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 19, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/factors-affecting-the-girl-youth-in-educational-advancement-a-study-done-in-central-division-of-kitui-district-kenya