Kampala International University Faculty Of Social Sciences Media Campaign Towards Legalization Of Abortion A Case Study Of Nation Media Group

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

eclaration ....................................................................................... .i

pproval ........................................................................................... .ii

edication ........................................................................................ .iii

cknowledgement .............................................................................. .iv

3.ble of Content .................................................................................. v

efinition of operational terms ........................................................... vii

.st of Acronyms ............................................................................... viii

bstract ...................... · ....................................................................... ix

HAPTERONE

0 Introduction .................................................................................. 1

1 Background .................................................................................. 3

2 Statement of the problem ............................................................... 4

3 Objectives of the study ................................................................... 5

3.1 General objectives ...................................................................... 5

3.2 Specific objectives ...................................................................... 5

4 Scope of the study ......................................................................... 5

5 Significance of the study ................................................................ 6

Ii.APTER TWO ................................................................................. 7

ITERATURE REVIEW ...................................................................... 7

If) Introduction .................................................................................. 7

i WOMEN'S REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS IN CONTEXT ................................. 7

3 THE MEDIA AND ABORTION LAW REFORM .................................. 9

4 APPLICATION, INTERPRETATION AND LAW REFORM ................... 12

5 OVERVIEW OF ABORTION DISCOURSE ....................................... 14

5 THE PRO-LIFE, PRO-CHOICE CONFLICT REGARDING ABO_RTION.15

! THE ROLE OF THE MEDIA IN REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

)MMUNICATION ............................................................................ 17

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:HAPTER THREE ........................................................................... . 19

METHODOLOGY ........................................................................... .. 19

:.o Introduction ................................................................................ 19

:.1 Research Design .......................................................................... 19

:.2 Area and population of the study .................................................. 19

:.3 Sample Design ............................................................................ 20

:.4 Data collection and Instruments .................................................. 20

i.4.1 Method ..................................................................................... 20

:.4.2 Instruments ............................................................................. 20

:.5 Data Analysis ............................................................................. 21

,.5.1 Quantitative data Analysis ......................................................... 21

,.5.2 Qualitative data Analysis ........................................................... 22

,.6 Limitations of the study ............................................................... 22

:HAPTER FOUR .............................................................................. . 24

'INDINGS, PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS ....................................... 24

:HAPTER FIVE ................................................................................ 31

,.1 SUMMARY OF THE STUDY .......................................................... 31

,.2 CONCLUSION ............................................................................. 33

,.3 RECOMMENDATION .................................................................. 34

tEFERENCES ................................................................................. 35

-PPENDICES .................................................................................... 38

.PPENDIX I Questionnaire ............................................................... 38

-PPPENDIX II Budget ........................................................................ 41

:esearch letter .................................................................................. 42

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ABSTRACT he major objective was to examine the role the media in advocating for the

egalization of abortion in Kenya. The study was conducted in Nairobi city.

{eligious leaders, political leaders, journalists community residents

>articipated in the study. A total of(i;lty (60) participants, 10 Political leaders,

.0 Religious leaders, 20 Journalists, 20 Community inhabitants participated in

he study. The study question was investigated in line with the research

[Uestions of the study.

'he first research question sought to find out how people perceive abortion in

he society. The findings revealed that; Human right with 28.3%, birth control

t1ethod with 33.3%, business to doctors with 15%, promotion of irtlmorality

nth 21.6%, low population maintenance with 18.3% of the total percentage.

'he second research question sought to find out the advantages of legalizing

.bortion. The study discovered that; Birth control with 20%, saving lives with

:6.6%, human right implementation with 23.3%, avoidance of unwanted

,regnancies with 30% of the total parentage of the respondents.

he third research question sought to find out the role of the media in exposing

bortion. The study discovered that; Live broadcast with 20%, public dialogue

rith 25%, opinion po~ls with 21.6%, talk shows with 33.3% of the total

ercentage of the respondents.

lonclusions and recommendations were then made after presenting and

1terpreting the data.

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Research, SSA . "Kampala International University Faculty Of Social Sciences Media Campaign Towards Legalization Of Abortion A Case Study Of Nation Media Group" Afribary (2022). Accessed October 07, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/kampala-international-university-faculty-of-social-sciences-media-campaign-towards-legalization-of-abortion-a-case-study-of-nation-media-group