The topic of the study was the impact of gender-based violence on the performance of girl child
in secondary schools in Rubona Fort-Portal municipality. The study was guided by three specific
objectives, which included; identifying the causes of gender-based violence, to establir1~ the
effects of gender-based violence, to identify measures that can stop gender-based violence. This
research employed both qualitative and quantitative research approaches. The findings of the
study indicated that, most of the residents in Rubona Fort-Portal municipality were mainly
females; they are in their youth full stage; they had completed 0’ Level as their qualification;
most of them are widows; most of them are self-employed. The findings still indicate that gender
based violence is majorly caused by behavioral factors; that gender-based economic violence is a
major form of gender-based violence experienced in Rubona Fort-Portal municipality and that
Communications in marriage can reduce gender-based violence in families.
It was concluded that Psychological was one of the causes of Gender-based violence in families,
Jealousy, Behavioral, Social stress, Power and control and Mental illness; that, Gender-based
emotional violence was one of forms of Gender-based violence, gender-based physical violence,
Gender-based sexual violence, Gender-based economic violence, Gender-based spiritual
violence, Cultural imbalance and social customs, Media and parents negligence and Influence of
sports; and that communication in marriage was one of the measures towards Gender-Based
Violence, avoidance of negative statements, Hearing advice from one another in families, Care
and being sensitive to each other’s needs, Looking for assistance/counseling, sharing housework
and child care and patience can reduce gender-based violence in families.
The researcher recommended as follows: there should be more strict measures laid by the
government and policy makers to curb gender based violence in society and culprits should be
heavily punished to teach others a lesson; the media together with women and child social
workers should be given the right and enough man power to investigate and prosecute Gender
based violence and Gender-based violence in society so that this vice can be wiped from society;
fathers and mothers in homesteads should be encouraged to volunteer in counseling programs aimed at solving social and domestic issues without the use of violence.
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