Pupils’ Perception Of Domestic Violence And Its Effects On Their Lives. A Study Of Basic Schools In Asuoyeboa In The Kumasi Metropolis

ABSTRACT

The main purpose of the study was to find out pupils’ perception of domestic violence and its effects on their lives. The study sought to find out pupils’ level of knowledge on domestic violence, forms of domestic violence, effects of domestic violence as well as strategies and interventions that can be used to combat the problem of domestic violence in the community. Descriptive survey design was used to carry out the study. The population comprised all pupils and social workers in Asuoyeboa, a suburb of Kumasi. Simple random and purposive sampling techniques were used to select 30 pupils and 15 social workers respectively who participated in the study. Questionnaires were administered to collect data. Descriptive statistics (frequencies, percentages) was employed to analyze the data.

The study revealed that, domestic violence has negative effects on the lives of pupils. The pupils also expressed similar sentiments on the effects including poor performance in school, affects the way they relate with the people/ persons who abuse them. Based on the research findings, it is recommended that the National Commission on Civic Education should create awareness on the harmful effects of domestic violence especially on the child. The NGOs who advocate for women and children’s rights should go to the grassroots where the actual problems lie and sensitise the family on the effects of domestic violence.

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APA

BOATENG, I (2021). Pupils’ Perception Of Domestic Violence And Its Effects On Their Lives. A Study Of Basic Schools In Asuoyeboa In The Kumasi Metropolis. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/pupils-perception-of-domestic-violence-and-its-effects-on-their-lives-a-study-of-basic-schools-in-asuoyeboa-in-the-kumasi-metropolis

MLA 8th

BOATENG, ISAAC "Pupils’ Perception Of Domestic Violence And Its Effects On Their Lives. A Study Of Basic Schools In Asuoyeboa In The Kumasi Metropolis" Afribary. Afribary, 07 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/pupils-perception-of-domestic-violence-and-its-effects-on-their-lives-a-study-of-basic-schools-in-asuoyeboa-in-the-kumasi-metropolis. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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BOATENG, ISAAC . "Pupils’ Perception Of Domestic Violence And Its Effects On Their Lives. A Study Of Basic Schools In Asuoyeboa In The Kumasi Metropolis". Afribary, Afribary, 07 Apr. 2021. Web. 24 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/pupils-perception-of-domestic-violence-and-its-effects-on-their-lives-a-study-of-basic-schools-in-asuoyeboa-in-the-kumasi-metropolis >.

Chicago

BOATENG, ISAAC . "Pupils’ Perception Of Domestic Violence And Its Effects On Their Lives. A Study Of Basic Schools In Asuoyeboa In The Kumasi Metropolis" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 24, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/pupils-perception-of-domestic-violence-and-its-effects-on-their-lives-a-study-of-basic-schools-in-asuoyeboa-in-the-kumasi-metropolis