Socio-Economic Status and Domestic Violence in Kabale Municipality Kabale District Uganda

ABSTRACT 

The study was based on socio-economic status and domestic violence in Kabale Municipality, Kabale District-Uganda, being guided by the objectives including; identifying forms of domestic violence, establishing economic factors that cause domestic violence, establishing social factors that cause domestic violence, establishing the relationship between socioeconomic status and domestic violence and forging way forward for domestic violence. The study used crosssectional research design alongside quantitative technique and used Simple Random Sampling to select local council leaders, men, women and children. Some of the findings for domestic violence were; physical injury, undermining and being undermined, sexual violence, resources’ inaccessibility, probability of abuse being high in both households of good and bad economic status, accessing programmes that teach about peaceful living, promotion of girl-child education, and mediation programmes to settle disputes. Some of the recommendations of Domestic Violence were; need for further research into matters to do with domestic violence, provision of reports to police, need for guidance and counseling to the affected families and individuals. The conclusion revealed a strong significant relationship between socio-economic status and domestic violence among the people of Kabale Municipality-Western Uganda.



TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preliminaries

Declaration A

Declaration B ii

Approval Sheet iii

Dedication iv

Acknowledgement v

Table of Contents vi

List of Tables viii

Acronyms X

Abstract xi

Chapter

One THE PROBLEM AND ITS SCOPE

Background of the study 1

Statement of the Problem 5

Purpose of the Study 6

Specific Objectives 6

Research Questions 6

Hypothesis 6

Scope of the Study 7

Significance of The Study 7

Operational Definition Key Terms 8

Two REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

Concept, Opinion, Ideas Froam Uthors/ Experts 9

Theoretical Perspective 12

Related studies 12

Three METHODOLOGY

Research Design 28

Area of Study 28

Research Population 29

Sample Size 30

Sampling Strategy 30

Research Instruments 31

Validity of the Instruments 32

Reliability of the Instruments 32

Data Gathering Procedures 32

Data Analysis 33

Ethical Considerations 33

Limitations of the Study 34

Four DATA PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION

Introduction 35

Profile of the Respondents 35

Forms of Domestic Violence 39

Economic Factors for Domestic Violence 43

Social Factors for Domestic Violence 48

Soclo-Economic Status and Domestic Violence 51

Way Forward for Domestic Violence 53

Five DISCUSIONS, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Introduction 57

Discussions 57

Conclusions 62

Recommendations 63

LIST OF REFERENCES 66

APPENDICES

Appendix IA: Transimittal Letter 69

Appendix TB: Transimittal Letter 2 70

Appendix II: Clearance From Ethics Committee 71

Appendix III: Informed Concent 72

Appendix IV: Calculation of Sample Size 73

Appendix V: Face Sheet 74

Appendix VI: Interview Guide 80

Appendix VII: Budget 83

Appendix VIII: Work Plan 84

Appendix TX: Researcher’s Curriculum Vitae 85

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APA

Consults, E. & Humble, N (2022). Socio-Economic Status and Domestic Violence in Kabale Municipality Kabale District Uganda. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/socio-economic-status-and-domestic-violence-in-kabale-municipality-kabale-district-uganda

MLA 8th

Consults, Education, and Ngabirano Humble "Socio-Economic Status and Domestic Violence in Kabale Municipality Kabale District Uganda" Afribary. Afribary, 11 Nov. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/socio-economic-status-and-domestic-violence-in-kabale-municipality-kabale-district-uganda. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

MLA7

Consults, Education, and Ngabirano Humble . "Socio-Economic Status and Domestic Violence in Kabale Municipality Kabale District Uganda". Afribary, Afribary, 11 Nov. 2022. Web. 13 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/socio-economic-status-and-domestic-violence-in-kabale-municipality-kabale-district-uganda >.

Chicago

Consults, Education and Humble, Ngabirano . "Socio-Economic Status and Domestic Violence in Kabale Municipality Kabale District Uganda" Afribary (2022). Accessed June 13, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/socio-economic-status-and-domestic-violence-in-kabale-municipality-kabale-district-uganda