The study aimed at establishing the effects of domestic violence on the behavior and
welfare of the children in Kasese in Uganda.The problem was the persistentdomestjc
violation of behavior and welfare of the children and therefore, to assess the effects of
domestic violence on the behavior and child welfare in Kasese and find out the way
forward to solve the prevailing violation. The objectives of this study were; to establish
the different forms of domestic violence and child abuses in Kasese, to establish
community attitudes, beliefs and values about domestic violence and child abuse and
exploitation in Kasese, to identify the causes and effects of child domestic violence on
child welfare in Kasese, to establish the prevention strategies for domestic violence and
child abuse and exploitation in Kasese.Domestic violence is a pressing issue and has been
the subject of much debate, activism and academic research. It is commonly argued that
violence between intimate partners remains largely hidden and that children in families
where povcrt~ is the order of the day endure much physical, emotional and sexual abuse.
This qualitative study focuses on the experiences on the effects of domestic violence on
the behavior and welfare of the children in Kasese, Uganda. Although the children had
been fearful of reporting their abuse and had spent years suffering silently, all had finally
displayed much urgency in reporting the actions of their abusers. In reflecting on their
circumstances, the children refer to the primary factors influencing their parents to
become abusers: unemployment, financial hardships and poverty, alcohol and drugs, and
factors such as immature attitudes, cultural beliefs and jealousy.. Children born in
disorganized families had suffered more abuse and were controlled than their children from organized counterparts. The study makes many policy recommendations but emphasizes the importance of doing substantive work to probe childrens’ experiences of abuse in intimate unions in Kasese district western Uganda.
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KEREN, ATUIIAIRWE "The Effects Of Domestic Violence On The Behavior And Welfare Of The Children In Kasese, Uganda" Afribary. Afribary, 11 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-effects-of-domestic-violence-on-the-behavior-and-welfare-of-the-children-in-kasese-uganda. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.
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KEREN, ATUIIAIRWE . "The Effects Of Domestic Violence On The Behavior And Welfare Of The Children In Kasese, Uganda" Afribary (2021). Accessed October 17, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-effects-of-domestic-violence-on-the-behavior-and-welfare-of-the-children-in-kasese-uganda