Factors Influencing the Girl Child Enrolment in Schools; A Case of Rwemamba Parish; Kiruhura District.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS. PAGES

Declaration .................................................................................... (i)

Approval. .................................................................................... (ii)

Acknowledgement. ......................................................................... (iii)

Dedication .................................................................................... (iv)

Table of contents ............................................................................ (v)

Definition of operation tem1s ............................................................. (vii)

Abbreviations ................................................................................ (viii)

List of graphs ................................................................................ (Ix)

List of tables ................................................................................. (Ix)

Abstract. ....................................................................................... (x)

CHAPTERONE: INTRODUCTION ...................................................... .!

I. I Background to the study .................................................................... .I

1.2 Statement of the problem ................................................................... 2

1.3 Objectives of the study .................................................................................. 3

I. 3.1 General objectives ....................................................................... .3

I. 3.2 Specific objectives ....................................................................... 3

1.4 Research questions ............................................................................ 3

1.5 The scope of the study ...................................................................... 3

1.5.1 Contextual scope ........................................................................... 3

1.5.2 Geographical scope ....................................................................... .4

1.6 Justification and significance of the study ................................................ .4

CAPTER T\VO: LITERATURE REVIEW ................................................. 5

2.0 Introduction .................................................................................... 5

2.1 Related literature ............................................................................. 6

CHAPTER THREE: METHODOLOGY .................................................. 10

3. 0 Introduction .................................................................................... I 0

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3.1 Research design ............................................................................ 10

3.2 Data types and sources ................................................................... 10

3 .3Area and sh1dy of population ............................................................. 10

3.4 procedure of data collection ............................................................. 11

3.5 Research instruments ..................................................................... 11

3.6 sample size and selection ................................................................ 12

3.7 data Analysis ............................................................................... 12

3.8 Experienced problems ................................................................... .12

CHAPTER FOUR: DATA PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION ........ 13

4.0 Introduction ................................................................................. 13

4.1 Parental attitudes .......................................................................... 16

4.2 Family education level.. ................................................................. 16

4.3 Lack of interest ............................................................................ 16

4.4 Traditional values and practices ......................................................... 17

4.5 Pove1iy ....................................................................................... 17

4.6 Traditional division oflabor. ............................................................. 17

4.7 Psychological and physiological changes .............................................. .18

4.8 Insufficiency of Women teachers and administrators ................................. 18

4.9 Early pregnancies .......................................................................... 18

4.10 Early marriages ........................................................................... 19

CHAPTER FIVE: RECOMMENDATION AND CONCLUSION .................... 20

5.0 Introduction ................................................................................. 20

5.1 Recommendations ......................................................................... 20

5.2 Making legislation effective ............................................................. 20

5.3 Conclusion .................................................................................. 21

REFERENCES ............................................................................. .. 22

QUESTIONNAIRES ..................................................................... .... 23

ABSTRACT The research based on factors influencing the girl child enrollment in schools. The case sh1dy was Rwemamba parish which is located in western Uganda in kashongi subcounty, Nyabushozi County, Kimhura district. The girl child has been totally ignored from time in memorial. . There is a small number of girls enrollment in schools than boys in all districts in Uganda however, this problem is particularly acute in Rwemamba parish. Research objectives were to establish the causes of low enrollment of girls in schools, to examine the causes of poor enrollment of the girl child in schools, to find out the parental attitudes towards the girl child education and to establish strategies put in place by the government to improve on the enrollment of a girl child in schools The research based on a qualitative design of descriptive nature and analytical based on interviews and questionnaires. Primary and secondary data sources were used and a number of data collection tools were employed questions were designed and the investigator administered Head teachers, Teachers and elders who could read and write. Also interviews, observations were used due to illiteracy and the category of the targeted population .. Other sources of data collection include records on Head teachers' offices, inspector of schools offices and district education officer in particular. Rwemamba has been facing a problem of low enrollment of girls in schools which have been caused by:- parental attitudes, traditional division of labor in homes, pove1iy, traditional values and practices, family level of education, early pregnancies, early marriages, psychological and physiological changes and insufficiency of women teachers. Government of Uganda should take position in order to increase a number of girls in schools by making legislation effective, sensitization of parents, setting up vocational schools and introduction of guidance and counseling services in primary schools. It was observed that Rwemamba parish has been facing a senous problem of low enrollment of the girl child in schools.

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Frontiers, E. & FAUSTA, K (2022). Factors Influencing the Girl Child Enrolment in Schools; A Case of Rwemamba Parish; Kiruhura District.. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-the-girl-child-enrolment-in-schools-a-case-of-rwemamba-parish-kiruhura-district

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Frontiers, Edu, and KEBIRUNGI FAUSTA "Factors Influencing the Girl Child Enrolment in Schools; A Case of Rwemamba Parish; Kiruhura District." Afribary. Afribary, 18 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-the-girl-child-enrolment-in-schools-a-case-of-rwemamba-parish-kiruhura-district. Accessed 06 Oct. 2022.

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Frontiers, Edu, and KEBIRUNGI FAUSTA . "Factors Influencing the Girl Child Enrolment in Schools; A Case of Rwemamba Parish; Kiruhura District.". Afribary, Afribary, 18 Aug. 2022. Web. 06 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-the-girl-child-enrolment-in-schools-a-case-of-rwemamba-parish-kiruhura-district >.

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Frontiers, Edu and FAUSTA, KEBIRUNGI . "Factors Influencing the Girl Child Enrolment in Schools; A Case of Rwemamba Parish; Kiruhura District." Afribary (2022). Accessed October 06, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-the-girl-child-enrolment-in-schools-a-case-of-rwemamba-parish-kiruhura-district