The Effects Of Child Abuse On Children's Academic Performance In Rukungiri District Primary Schools: A Case Study Of Katojo Primary School In Buyanja Sub County

ABSTRACT

This study was designed to find out the effects of child abuse towards children's

academic performance in Katojo Primary school, Rukungiri District.

The questionnaires were administered on samples of teachers. parents. students and law

enforcers.

Interviews were also used as a method of data collection as well as focused group

discussion.

The data was analyzed using tables and percentages to deterrnine the effect of child abuse

towards children's academic performance. There fore the study findings concluded that

child abuse affects children's acadernic perforrnance and that it resulted into poor

performance. hatred. feelings towards school. teachers. peers and education in general

and high dropout rates.

The researcher then rnacle recomrnenclations based on the findings as indicated in chapter

5. some of these recomrnendations are:

The political leaders should take a leading role in fighting the extent to which

child abuse has reached the whole country.

Cases of child abuse should be handled as a cornrnunity problern and not as

individual problern.

There is need for professional counselors who can handle the abused children

and help them to cope up not only with the stigrna but also with the situations

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APA

PHIOHAH, B (2021). The Effects Of Child Abuse On Children's Academic Performance In Rukungiri District Primary Schools: A Case Study Of Katojo Primary School In Buyanja Sub County. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-effects-of-child-abuse-on-children-s-academic-performance-in-rukungiri-district-primary-schools-a-case-study-of-katojo-primary-school-in-buyanja-sub-county

MLA 8th

PHIOHAH, BEINOMUGISHA "The Effects Of Child Abuse On Children's Academic Performance In Rukungiri District Primary Schools: A Case Study Of Katojo Primary School In Buyanja Sub County" Afribary. Afribary, 03 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-effects-of-child-abuse-on-children-s-academic-performance-in-rukungiri-district-primary-schools-a-case-study-of-katojo-primary-school-in-buyanja-sub-county. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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PHIOHAH, BEINOMUGISHA . "The Effects Of Child Abuse On Children's Academic Performance In Rukungiri District Primary Schools: A Case Study Of Katojo Primary School In Buyanja Sub County". Afribary, Afribary, 03 Jun. 2021. Web. 18 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/the-effects-of-child-abuse-on-children-s-academic-performance-in-rukungiri-district-primary-schools-a-case-study-of-katojo-primary-school-in-buyanja-sub-county >.

Chicago

PHIOHAH, BEINOMUGISHA . "The Effects Of Child Abuse On Children's Academic Performance In Rukungiri District Primary Schools: A Case Study Of Katojo Primary School In Buyanja Sub County" Afribary (2021). Accessed May 18, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/the-effects-of-child-abuse-on-children-s-academic-performance-in-rukungiri-district-primary-schools-a-case-study-of-katojo-primary-school-in-buyanja-sub-county