The Examination of the Law On Bride Price Under Customery Marriages in Uganda

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION

APPROVAL

DEDICATION

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT 

Table of Statutes

Table of Cases

LIST OF ACRONYMS

ABSTRACT

CHAPTER ONE

1.0 Introduction

1,1 Background of the study

1.2 PROBLEM STATEMENT

1.1.1 Specific objectives 

1.3 Significance of the Study

1.4 Scope of the study

Geographical scope

1.5 Methodology

1.6 Literature Review

1.12 Operational definitions of key terms

CHAPTER TWO 

2.0 Introduction

2.1 International and regional legal framework

2.2 National legal framework on women's rights 

2.3 Conclusion 

CHAPTER THREE

3.0 INTRODUCTION

3.1 Positive Impact of Bride Price on Customary Marriages

3.2 Negative Impact of Bride Price on Customary Marriages

3.3 HUMAN RIGHTS IMPLICATIONS

3.4 CONCLUSION

CHAPTER FOUR

4.0 Introduction

4.1.1 Historical and theoretical context

4.1.2 The positive and negative impacts on bride price

4.1.3 Conclusion

4.2 Recommendations

4.3.1 How could reform be carried out?

4.3.2 National Level

REFERENCES 


ABSTRACT

This research paper contributes a vital element to the studies, debates and literature on bride price. While employing a systematic conceptual frame work to ground its analysis of the perceptions, experiences, processes and outcomes of bride price payment, it uses data collected from interviews, literature and observation to bring out the voices and experiences of the people most affected by bride price, that is, the men and women at the grass root whose voice has been missing in literature and debate. The study focuses on data collection in Uganda to answer the question: How do notions ol' masculinity/femininity, gender, class and modernisation influences people's experiences and perceptions on bride price? It also argues that with forces of modernisation coupled with the desire for actors to conform to particular class status, the practice has turned too commercialised, lost its original meaning, and makes women appear like purchased commodities. The prohibitive costs have denied several young men and women a chance to marry. The paper recommends that much as it not necessary to abolish the practice (as demanded by several activists and legislators), serious reforms are required to remove the commodification and financial motives so as to make it affordable by many intending to marry.

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APA

Frontiers, E. & JOAB, N (2022). The Examination of the Law On Bride Price Under Customery Marriages in Uganda. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-examination-of-the-law-on-bride-price-under-customery-marriages-in-uganda

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu, and NUWASASIRA JOAB "The Examination of the Law On Bride Price Under Customery Marriages in Uganda" Afribary. Afribary, 24 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/the-examination-of-the-law-on-bride-price-under-customery-marriages-in-uganda. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

MLA7

Frontiers, Edu, and NUWASASIRA JOAB . "The Examination of the Law On Bride Price Under Customery Marriages in Uganda". Afribary, Afribary, 24 Aug. 2022. Web. 29 Sep. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/the-examination-of-the-law-on-bride-price-under-customery-marriages-in-uganda >.

Chicago

Frontiers, Edu and JOAB, NUWASASIRA . "The Examination of the Law On Bride Price Under Customery Marriages in Uganda" Afribary (2022). Accessed September 29, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/the-examination-of-the-law-on-bride-price-under-customery-marriages-in-uganda