Gender Based Violence And Performance Of Girl Child: A Case Study Of Rubona Fort-Portal Municipality

Subscribe to access this work and thousands more

ABSTRACT

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.

Subscribe to access this work and thousands more
Overall Rating

0

5 Star
(0)
4 Star
(0)
3 Star
(0)
2 Star
(0)
1 Star
(0)
APA

SSA, R (2021). Gender Based Violence And Performance Of Girl Child: A Case Study Of Rubona Fort-Portal Municipality. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 24, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/gender-based-violence-and-performance-of-girl-child-a-case-study-of-rubona-fort-portal-municipality

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "Gender Based Violence And Performance Of Girl Child: A Case Study Of Rubona Fort-Portal Municipality" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/gender-based-violence-and-performance-of-girl-child-a-case-study-of-rubona-fort-portal-municipality . Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

MLA7

Research, SSA. "Gender Based Violence And Performance Of Girl Child: A Case Study Of Rubona Fort-Portal Municipality". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021. Web. 24 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/gender-based-violence-and-performance-of-girl-child-a-case-study-of-rubona-fort-portal-municipality >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "Gender Based Violence And Performance Of Girl Child: A Case Study Of Rubona Fort-Portal Municipality" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 24, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/gender-based-violence-and-performance-of-girl-child-a-case-study-of-rubona-fort-portal-municipality