The Legal Analysis Of Domestic Violence Against Children In Uganda, Case Study; Mbale Municipality

TABLE OF CONTENT

Title ............................................................... .

Declaration ..................................................... . 11

Approval. ....................................................... . Ill

Dedication ..................................................... . iv

Acknowledgement ............................................ . V

Abbreviation .................................................. . VI

List of Statutes ................................................ . Vil

List of Conventions .......................................... . Vil

Newspaper Articles ........................................... . Vil

List of cases .................................................... . Vil

Table of Contents ............................................. . Vlll-X

CHAPTER ONE

I. 1.0 Introduction Background ............................. . I.

1.1.1 Background ............................................... . I.

1.1.2 Introduction ............................................... . 2.

1.2 Definition of major terms ................................ . 4

1.3 Statement of the problem ................................ . 5

1.4 Objectives of the study ................................... . 5

1.5 Scope of the study ......................................... . 6

1.6 Methodology ............................................... . 7

1. 7 Hypothesis .................................................. . 13

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1.8 Research assumption .................................... . 13

I. 9 Research questions ...................................... . 14

1.10 Significance of the study ............................. . 14

1.11 Constraints of the study and how they were curbed ..... 14

CHAPTER TWO

2.0 LITERATURE REVIEW ................................ . 16

CHAPTER THREE

3 FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION ....................... . 23

3.0 Introduction ............................................ . 23

3.1.0 Children have rights just like every human being ... 24

3.1.1 The Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, 1995 .... 24

3.1.2 Maniage and Divorce Law ............................. . 25

3.1.3 Children Act Cap 59 .................................... . 26

3.1.4 The Penal Code Act Cap 120 ........................ . 26

3.1.5 The Courts ............................................... . 27

3.2.0 International and regional norms giving children rights ... 27

3.2.1 The UN Convention on the rights of the child, 1989 ..... . 27

3.2.2 O.A.U Charter on the rights and welfare of the child ..... . 28

3.2.3 The best interest and welfare principle ................. . 28

3.2.4 The African Charter on human rights and people's rights ... 30

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3.2.5 Convention on the rights of a child .................... .

3.2.6 The State responsibility ................................... .

CHAPTER FOUR

4.0 Forms, Causes and Effects of domestic violence ...... .

4.1.0 Introduction ................................................ .

4.1.1 Children rights are violated by their parents/guardians ...

4.2.0 Physical violence ............................................ .

4.2.1 Psychological and emotional abuse ....................... .

4.2.2 Violence against child domestic workers ................. .

4.2.3 Sexual abuse ................................................... .

4.3 Causes and effects of domestic violence against the children ...

4.3.0 Introduction ..................................................... .

4.3.1 Economic causes ............................................ .

4.3.2 Social causes .................................................. .

4.3.3 Political causes ................................................ .

4.4 Effects of domestic violence against the children ......... .

4.5 Recommendations and conclusion .......................... .

4.5.0 Recommendations ............................................ .

4.5.1 Conclusion ..................................................... .

Bibliography ........................................................... .

Appendix 1 ( Questionnaire guide) ............................... .

Appendix II (Interview guide) ...................................... .

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AKINYI, O (2021). The Legal Analysis Of Domestic Violence Against Children In Uganda, Case Study; Mbale Municipality. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-legal-analysis-of-domestic-violence-against-children-in-uganda-case-study-mbale-municipality

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AKINYI, ODHIAMBO "The Legal Analysis Of Domestic Violence Against Children In Uganda, Case Study; Mbale Municipality" Afribary. Afribary, 03 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-legal-analysis-of-domestic-violence-against-children-in-uganda-case-study-mbale-municipality. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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AKINYI, ODHIAMBO . "The Legal Analysis Of Domestic Violence Against Children In Uganda, Case Study; Mbale Municipality". Afribary, Afribary, 03 Jun. 2021. Web. 30 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/the-legal-analysis-of-domestic-violence-against-children-in-uganda-case-study-mbale-municipality >.

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AKINYI, ODHIAMBO . "The Legal Analysis Of Domestic Violence Against Children In Uganda, Case Study; Mbale Municipality" Afribary (2021). Accessed May 30, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/the-legal-analysis-of-domestic-violence-against-children-in-uganda-case-study-mbale-municipality