The Influence of Domestic Violence On Early Marriages in Buwenge Sub County Jinja District

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION

APPROVAL II

DEDICATTION 111

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT iv

LIST OF TABLES Viii

LIST OF FIGURES ix

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS x

ABSTRACT X~

CHAPTER ONE 1

INTRODUCTION 1

1.1 Introduction 1

1.2 Background of the study 1

1.3 Problem statement 3

1.4 Objectives of the study 4

1.4.1 General objective 4

1.4.2 Specific objectives 4

1.5 Research questions 4

1.6 Scope of the study 4

1.6.1 Geographical scope 4

1.6.2 Time scope 5

1.6.3 Contexts scope 5

1.7 Significance of the study 5

1.8 Justification of the study 6

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1.9 Conceptual frame work .7

1.10 Definitions of key terms and concepts 8

CHAPTER TWO 9

LITERATURE REVIEW 9

2.1 Introduction 9

2.2 Causes of domestic violence in communities 9

2.3 How domestic violence influences early marriages 10

2.4 Effects of domestic violence on the lives of children 11

2.5 Solutions to challenge of early marriages 13

CHAPTER THREE 14

METHODOLOGY 14

3.1 Introduction 14

3.2 Research Design 14

3.3 Area of the study 14

3.4 Population of the study 14

3.5 Sample Size and sampling techniques 15

3.6 Data collection methods and instruments 16

3.7 Quality control methods 17

3.8 Data analysis techniques 17

3.9 Ethical considerations 17

3.10 Limitations of the study 17

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CHARPTER FOUR .19

PRESENTATIONS AND FINDINGS 19

4.1 Introduction 19

4.2 Demographic information of the respondents 19

4.3 Causes of domestic violence 25

4.5 Shows the effects of domestic violence on the lives of children 28

4.6 Practical solutions to the problem of early marriages 29

CHAPTER FIVE 31

SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS 31

5.1 Introduction 31

5.2 Summaries of the findings 31

5.2.1 Findings on objective one 31

5.2.2 Findings on objective two 32

5.2.3 Findings on objective three 32

5.2.4 Findings on objective four 33

5.3 Conclusion 33

5.4 Recommendations 34

ABSTRACT Early marriage is a common problem that is believed to be rapidly increasing worldwide. Uganda has the world’s second largest youngest population with 78% below the age of 30 and 60% under the age of 20. Regionally, early marriage rates are overwhelming. The rates are high, in Northern Uganda (59%), followed by Western (58%), Eastern (52%), East Central (52%), West Nile (50%) and Central (41%).2013, about 85% of Buwenge’s married were married before the age of 18 and they are very many factors leading to this for example domestic violence, poverty, school dropout among others. Buwenge Sub County is a county found in Jinja district. It is comprised of the young, old, bodied and those with disabilities. It is boarded by Luzinga in the North East, Butamila to the south east, Mabila to the south, Mawoto to the west and Kiroroto in the North. The objective is to find out the influence of domestic violence on early marriages in Buwenge Sub County. Systematic random sampling of respondents was used selected from local councils, local leaders, young girls and even community members. A qualitative and quantitative method of data collection was used. Data was coded, cleaned and entered for analysis. Data collected was presented in tables and bar chart. The Findings of the study show that the majority of the respondents were females with the percentage being 51% of the respondents this is because women/girls are the most affected with the issue of getting married at an early age and they even face the issue of domestic violence. This was the reason why they were willing to give me time and answer the questionnaires and questions concerning them followed by 61% of the youths respondents between the ages of 18-29 years. The study conclusion concerning the influence of domestic violence on early marriages, findings looked at the causes of domestic violence. Majority of respondents 50% gave poverty as the main cause of domestic violence with the highest percentage. This is as a result of unemployment and this therefore contributes to domestic violence. The study recommendations that the government should enact and enforce restrictive measures since domestic violence have been found as the main cause of early marriages in Buwenge Sub County. The government should strengthen education programs since these people with low level of education are more likely to get married at an early age.

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NUSURA, T (2022). The Influence of Domestic Violence On Early Marriages in Buwenge Sub County Jinja District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-influence-of-domestic-violence-on-early-marriages-in-buwenge-sub-county-jinja-district

MLA 8th

NUSURA, TUSSE "The Influence of Domestic Violence On Early Marriages in Buwenge Sub County Jinja District" Afribary. Afribary, 02 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/the-influence-of-domestic-violence-on-early-marriages-in-buwenge-sub-county-jinja-district. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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NUSURA, TUSSE . "The Influence of Domestic Violence On Early Marriages in Buwenge Sub County Jinja District". Afribary, Afribary, 02 Aug. 2022. Web. 18 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/the-influence-of-domestic-violence-on-early-marriages-in-buwenge-sub-county-jinja-district >.

Chicago

NUSURA, TUSSE . "The Influence of Domestic Violence On Early Marriages in Buwenge Sub County Jinja District" Afribary (2022). Accessed August 18, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/the-influence-of-domestic-violence-on-early-marriages-in-buwenge-sub-county-jinja-district