FHE PROTECTION OF VULNERABLE CHILDREN IN UGANDA. ACRITICAL ANALYSIS OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY AT NAGURU REMAND HOME AND KAMPIRIGISA REHABILITATION CENTRE

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

CERTIFICATION .......................................................................................................................... i

APPROVAL .............................................................•........................................................... ii

DEDICATION ............................................................................................................................. iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT .......................................................................................................... .iv

LIST OF STATUTES ........................................................................................................... v

TABLE OF CONTENTS ..................................................................................................... vi

LIST OF CASES .................................................................................................................. x

CHAPTER ONE .................................................................................................................. 1

INTRODUCTION ................................................................................................................ 1

1.1 Background to the study ............................................................................................................ 1

1.2 Statement of the prob1em ........................................................................................................... 3

1. 3 Objectives of the study .............................................................................................................. 4

1.3.1 General Objective ................................................................................................................... 4

1.3 .2 Specific Objectives ................................................................................................................ .4

1.4 Research questions ................................................................................................................... .4

1.5 Scope of the study ...................................................................................................................... 4

1.5 .1 Geographic scope .................................................................................................................. .4

1.6 Significance of the study .......................................................................................................... .4

1.7 Chapter Breakdown ................................................................................................................... 5

CHAPTER TWO ................................................................................................................. 6

LITERATURE REVIEW ..................................................................................................... 6

2.0 Introduction ............................................................................................................................... 6

CHAPTER THREE ..................................................................................................................... 13

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY ............................................................................................... 13

3.1 Introduction ............................................................................................................................. 13

3.2 Research Design ...................................................................................................................... 13

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3.3 Area and population of the study ............................................................................................. 13

3.4 Sample fran1ework ................................................................................................................... 13

3.5 Sample size .............................................................................................................................. 13

3. 7 Sample Teclmique ................................................................................................................... 14

3.8 Sample procedure .................................................................................................................... 14

3. 9 Methods for collection ............................................................................................................. 14

3.9.1 Instnllllents ........................................................................................................................... 14

3.9.1.1 Interviews .......................................................................................................................... 14

3.9.1.2 Questionnaires ................................................................................................................... 14

3.10. Sources ofData ..................................................................................................................... 15

3.10.1 Secondary ........................................................................................................................... 15

3.11 Reliability and validity .......................................................................................................... 15

3.12 Procedme for data collection ................................................................................................. 15

3.13 Data processing ...................................................................................................................... 16

3.13.1 Editing and spot checking ................................................................................................... 16

3.13.2 Coding ................................................................................................................................ 16

3.14 Data analysis .......................................................................................................................... 16

3.15 Ethical considerations ............................................................................................................ 17

CHAPTER FOUR .............................................................................................................. 18

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL LEGAL REGIME GOVERNING JUVENILE .... 18

4.1 DELINQUENCY IN UGANDA ............................................................................................. 18

4.1. 1 NATIONAL LEGISLATION ............................................................................................. 19

4.1.2 The justice system in Uganda ............................................................................................... 19

4.1.3 The Constitution ................................................................................................................... 21

4.1.4 Backgrolllld to the Enactment of the children statute ........................................................... 23

4.1.5 The children statute, 1996 .................................................................................................... 24

4.1.6 The Family and Children Comt ............................................................................................ 25

4.1.7 Procedme and sitting of the Family and Children Court .......... ~ ........................................... 27

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4.2 INTERNATIONAL INSTRUMENTS .................................................................................... 29

4.2.1 Convention on the Rights of the Child ................................................................................. 29

4.2.2 United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) ......................................................................... 30

4.2.3 Theories of juvenile delinquency control ............................................................................. 31

4.3 Working with delinquent adolescents in Uganda .................................................................... 32

4.4 Handling the juvenile delinquents ........................................................................................... 32

4. 5 Prevention and reversal of delinquency ................................................................................... 35

4.6 Jurisdiction and procedure in criminal cases ........................................................................... 37

CHAPTER FIVE ............................................................................................................................... 39

PRESENTATION OF FINDINGS ............................................................................................. 39

5.0 Introduction ............................................................................................................................. 39

5.1 Data Gathering Procedures ...................................................................................................... 39

5.2 SECTION A: BACKGROUND CHARACTERISTICS OF THE RESPONDENTS ........... .40

5.3 SECTION B: CAUSES OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCYINCIDENCJES ............................. .46

5.3 .1 Causes of juvenile delinquency in Uganda .......................................................................... .46

5.3.1.1 Child abuse ....................................................................................................................... .46

5.3.1.2 Poverty .............................................................................................................................. .47

5.3.1.2 Lack of education .............................................................................................................. 48

5.4 SECTION C: POSSIBLE MEASURES THAT CAN BE PUT IN PLACE TO CURB

JUVENILE DELINQUENCY IN UGANDA ............................................................................... 49

CHAPTER SIX .............................................................................................................................. 54

SUMMARY OF KEY RECOMMENDATIONS AND CONCLUSION ..................................... 54

6.0 h1troduction ............................................................................................................................. 54

6.1 Summary of Key recommendations ................................................................................. , ...... 54

6.2 Conclusion ............................................................................................................................... 56

BIBLIOGRAPHY ........................................................................................................................ 58

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Research, S. (2022). FHE PROTECTION OF VULNERABLE CHILDREN IN UGANDA. ACRITICAL ANALYSIS OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY AT NAGURU REMAND HOME AND KAMPIRIGISA REHABILITATION CENTRE. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/fhe-protection-of-vulnerable-children-in-uganda-acritical-analysis-of-juvenile-delinquency-at-naguru-remand-home-and-kampirigisa-rehabilitation-centre

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Research, SSA "FHE PROTECTION OF VULNERABLE CHILDREN IN UGANDA. ACRITICAL ANALYSIS OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY AT NAGURU REMAND HOME AND KAMPIRIGISA REHABILITATION CENTRE" Afribary. Afribary, 13 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/fhe-protection-of-vulnerable-children-in-uganda-acritical-analysis-of-juvenile-delinquency-at-naguru-remand-home-and-kampirigisa-rehabilitation-centre. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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Research, SSA . "FHE PROTECTION OF VULNERABLE CHILDREN IN UGANDA. ACRITICAL ANALYSIS OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY AT NAGURU REMAND HOME AND KAMPIRIGISA REHABILITATION CENTRE". Afribary, Afribary, 13 Aug. 2022. Web. 30 Nov. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/fhe-protection-of-vulnerable-children-in-uganda-acritical-analysis-of-juvenile-delinquency-at-naguru-remand-home-and-kampirigisa-rehabilitation-centre >.

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Research, SSA . "FHE PROTECTION OF VULNERABLE CHILDREN IN UGANDA. ACRITICAL ANALYSIS OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY AT NAGURU REMAND HOME AND KAMPIRIGISA REHABILITATION CENTRE" Afribary (2022). Accessed November 30, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/fhe-protection-of-vulnerable-children-in-uganda-acritical-analysis-of-juvenile-delinquency-at-naguru-remand-home-and-kampirigisa-rehabilitation-centre