The Impacts Of Early Marriages On Girl Child Academic Achievement. A Case Study Of Lubaga Division-Kampala District

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ABSTRACT

The study was conducted of the impacts of early marriages on girl child education achievement.

Lubaga Division was taken up as a case study. The purpose of the study was to examine the

impacts of early marriages on girl child education achievement in Lubaga division. The

objectives of the study were: to find out the magnitude of the problem of early marriages in

Lubaga Division; to examine the causes of early marriages in Lubaga Division and how it can be

reduced; and to find out whether girls who get married before completing their studies achieve

high in their education.

The study employed a cross sectional survey method as a research design. Both primary data and

secondary data were collected from 22 respondents all of which were from Lubaga Division-the

case study. The data that was collected was analyzed both quantitatively and qualitatively.

The study revealed that the magnitude of early marriages in Lubaga Division was high,. The

causes of early marriages were poverty, ignorance, and gender biasness. The phenomenon can be

reduced through sensitization of masses, poverty alleviation, and promotion of girl child

education. Finally, it was concluded that majority of girls who fall victims of early marriages

were not in position to achieve high in their education.

The government, CBOs and NGOs were recommended to carry out massive sensitization of the

masses on the dangers of early marriages in Lubaga Division. They were also recommended to

iniated projects that can help to alleviate poverty amongst the poor.

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APA

SSA, R (2021). The Impacts Of Early Marriages On Girl Child Academic Achievement. A Case Study Of Lubaga Division-Kampala District. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 24, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/the-impacts-of-early-marriages-on-girl-child-academic-achievement-a-case-study-of-lubaga-division-kampala-district

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "The Impacts Of Early Marriages On Girl Child Academic Achievement. A Case Study Of Lubaga Division-Kampala District" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 03 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-impacts-of-early-marriages-on-girl-child-academic-achievement-a-case-study-of-lubaga-division-kampala-district . Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

MLA7

Research, SSA. "The Impacts Of Early Marriages On Girl Child Academic Achievement. A Case Study Of Lubaga Division-Kampala District". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 03 Jun. 2021. Web. 24 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/the-impacts-of-early-marriages-on-girl-child-academic-achievement-a-case-study-of-lubaga-division-kampala-district >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "The Impacts Of Early Marriages On Girl Child Academic Achievement. A Case Study Of Lubaga Division-Kampala District" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 24, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-impacts-of-early-marriages-on-girl-child-academic-achievement-a-case-study-of-lubaga-division-kampala-district