The Impact Of Domestic Violence On Student's Academic Perfomance In Koibatek District-Kenya

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ABSTRACT

The main objective of the study was to examine the impact of domestic violence on

student's academic performance. This has been associated with problems in student's

cognitive processes and poor academic functioning, emotional effects exposure to

depression and negative self concept which interferes with school adaptation, academic

achievement and disciplinary problems.

Literature was reviewed based on the various forms of themes; in all aspects it alluded

to violence as a practice that emanates as a result of discrimination and unequal

powers among men and women in spheres of use.

The study employed a descriptive study design with a triangulation of both quantitative

and qualitative methods of data collection and analysis. The qualitative methods

involved, in-depth interviews with key informants, observation, documentation, and

focused group discussions.

Data analysis involved was content analysis from literature reviewed, manual analysis of

primary data using excel and Microsoft word. The major finding was that children

especially girls are potential victims of domestic violence on their academic performance

and this is exhibited in the forms of early drop out of schools, early marriages, and

family discriminations.

Inconclusive remarks, in the study in Koibatek district it was clear from the onset that

certain conditions are important in curbing domestic violence for example, Initiative

policies to act against domestic violence, assisting victims of past and present domestic

violence and incorporating all stakeholders in sensitizing people about the impact of

domestic violence.

The recommendations in terms of measures to combat DVSAP included the need for

domestic violence legislation, strengthening community networks, transformation of

social-cultural norms getting men involved in activities for combating violence, all this is

aimed at improving the status of children within the society and enable them participate meaningfully.

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APA

SSA, R (2021). The Impact Of Domestic Violence On Student's Academic Perfomance In Koibatek District-Kenya. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 14, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-domestic-violence-on-student-s-academic-perfomance-in-koibatek-district-kenya

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "The Impact Of Domestic Violence On Student's Academic Perfomance In Koibatek District-Kenya" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-domestic-violence-on-student-s-academic-perfomance-in-koibatek-district-kenya . Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

MLA7

Research, SSA. "The Impact Of Domestic Violence On Student's Academic Perfomance In Koibatek District-Kenya". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021. Web. 14 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-domestic-violence-on-student-s-academic-perfomance-in-koibatek-district-kenya >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "The Impact Of Domestic Violence On Student's Academic Perfomance In Koibatek District-Kenya" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 14, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-domestic-violence-on-student-s-academic-perfomance-in-koibatek-district-kenya