The Role of Radio in Preventing Teenage Pregnancy in Sddressing Problems of Teenage Pregnancies

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ABSTRACT

This project investigates the role of radio in preventing teenage pregnancy in Ijebu North Local Government, Area of Ogun State.

The study adopts a descriptive survey method. The research instrument for data collection was questionnaire. Data were collected from both primary and secondary sources. A total of 100 questionnaires were distributed to the respondents to gather adequate information. Data collected were analyzed using descriptive and simple percentage.

Findings revealed that Nigeria Radio stations are doing enough in its programming to help the community deal with teenage pregnancies. Nigeria Radio stations emphasized more in its teenage pregnancies programmes to the community and Nigeria Radio stations set the agenda for what the community should think and talk about on the issues of teenage pregnancies. The study concluded that Teenage pregnancy has a detrimental effect on the education and future plans of teenagers. This is because the teen- age mothers attend school irregularly and some- times drop out of school. Teenage pregnancy is a social as well as an economic issue as it portends low education and employment, high rate of poverty and the psycho-social stigma it carries more so when it is out of wedlock.

The study among others recommends that teenage programmes should be tailored to the needs of individual communities and includes health promotion information and advice, especially on risk taking behavior. Parents should not be too harsh on teenagers but they should be approachable so as the children can confide in them whenever there is a pressure from peers. Parents should not be too harsh on teenagers but they should be approachable so as the children can confide in them whenever there is a pressure from peers. Teenagers should be enlightened about the consequence of engaging in sex at the early stage of their lives and parents should stand at best to meet the needs of the teenage child.

Keywords: Teenager, Pregnancy, Radio, Role, Sexuality, Peer Pressure.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Front Page       ….……………………………………………………………………    i

Certification      …………………………………………………………….………          ii

Dedication        ……….………….………………………………………..………           iii

Acknowledgement   ………………..………………………………..…….…….              iv

Abstract                       ……………………………………………………………           v

Table of contents          …………………………………………………………….    vi-viii

Chapter One: Introduction

1.1       Background to the Study          -           -           -           -           -                       1

1.2       Statement of the Problem          -           -           -           -           -                       2

1.3       Research Objectives                 -           -           -           -           -                       2

1.4       Research Questions                  -           -           -           -           -                       3

1.5       Scope of the Study                   -           -           -           -           -                       3

1.6       Significance of the Study           -           -           -           -           -                       3

1.8       Definitions of Terms                  -           -           -           -           -                       4

Chapter Two: Review of Related Literature

2.1 Conceptual Review                         -           -           -           -           -                       6

2.1 Concept of Teenage Pregnancy       -           -           -           -           -                       6

2. 2 Causes of Teenage Pregnancy        -           -           -           -           -                       7

2.3 Effect of Teenage Pregnancy           -           -           -           -           -                       12

2.4 Problem of Teenage Pregnancy       -           -           -           -           -                       15

2.5  Meaning of Communication            -           -           -           -           -                       16

2.5.1 Types of Meaning of Communication                   -           -           -                       17

2.5.2 Importance of Meaning of Communication           -           -           -                       18

2.6 Community Radio Station   -           -           -           -           -                       19

2.7  Theoretical Framework                  -           -           -           -           -                       20

2.7.1 The Multi-step flow theory           -           -           -           -           -                       20

2.7.2    Relevance of the theory to the Research            -           -           -                       21

2.7.3    Selective exposure, selective perception and shared interest       -           -           21

2.7.4    Relevance of the theory to the Research            -           -           -           -           22

2.7.5    Social change campaign theory -           -           -           -           -           23

2.7.6    Relevance of the theory to the Research            -           -           -           -           23

2.3  Empirical Review               -           -           -           -           -           -                       24

Chapter Three: Methodology

3.1       The Study Area            -           -           -           -           -           -                       27

3.2       Population of the Study -           -           -           -           -                       27

3.2.1    Population Distribution -           -           -           -           -                       27

3.3       Sample and Sampling Technique-          -           -           -           -                       28

3.4       Research Design                       -           -           -           -           -                       28

3.5       Research Instrument                 -           -           -           -           -                       28

3.6       Method of Data Collection        -           -           -           -           -                       29

3.7       Method of Data Analysis          -           -           -           -           -                       29

3.8       Reliability and Validation of Instrument- -           -           -                       30

 

Chapter Four: Presentation and Analysis of Data

4.0       Introduction      -           -           -           -           -           -           -                       31

4.1       Data Presentation         -           -           -           -           -           -                       31

4.2       Data Analysis and Interpretation            -           -           -           -                       31

Chapter Five: Discussion, Conclusion and Recommendations

5.1       Discussion of findings    -           -           -           -           -                       42

5.2       Conclusion       -           -           -           -           -           -           -                       46

5.3       Recommendations        -           -           -           -           -           -                       46

            References       -           -           -           -           -           -           -                       48

            Appendix         -           -           -           -           -           -           -                       50

 

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APA

Adefisan, S (2020). The Role of Radio in Preventing Teenage Pregnancy in Sddressing Problems of Teenage Pregnancies. Afribary.com: Retrieved October 25, 2020, from https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-radio-in-preventing-teenage-pregnancy-in-addressing-problems-of-teenage-pregnancies

MLA 8th

Sakiru, Adefisan. "The Role of Radio in Preventing Teenage Pregnancy in Sddressing Problems of Teenage Pregnancies" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 16 Oct. 2020, https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-radio-in-preventing-teenage-pregnancy-in-addressing-problems-of-teenage-pregnancies . Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

MLA7

Sakiru, Adefisan. "The Role of Radio in Preventing Teenage Pregnancy in Sddressing Problems of Teenage Pregnancies". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 16 Oct. 2020. Web. 25 Oct. 2020. < https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-radio-in-preventing-teenage-pregnancy-in-addressing-problems-of-teenage-pregnancies >.

Chicago

Sakiru, Adefisan. "The Role of Radio in Preventing Teenage Pregnancy in Sddressing Problems of Teenage Pregnancies" Afribary.com (2020). Accessed October 25, 2020. https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-radio-in-preventing-teenage-pregnancy-in-addressing-problems-of-teenage-pregnancies