Women And Community Development A Case Of Murora Sub-County In Kisoro District

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ABSTRACT

The study was an investigation into the roles of women and men in community development in MURORA Sub County , Kisoro District. The study had a number of objectives , to assess the roles of women and men in community

development ; to find out who is the 'heart' of the home and to investigate the extent to which women are allowed to owe property. The research was carried out due to the continued low status of women in the community.

The research was organized into five chapters , chapter one introduction, chapter two, literature review, chapter three , methodology, chapter four, presentation, analysis and discussion of data, chapter five, recommendations an conclusions.

The sources of data were both primary obtained usmg observation , interviewing and questionnaires which were administered to the respondents. Secondary data sources were also used, obtained from text books and journals. Findings of the study revealed that both men and women do the roles m community but women do a great number of roles which are primarily done at home. Data also revealed that the extent to which women are allowed to own property is margin. The study therefore recommends, the government should extend programmes like Adult education which can break up traditional customs that confine women to home roles and sets men free from the same roles.




TABLE OF CONTENTS

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DECLARATION ................................................................................ i

APPROVAL ..................................................................................... .ii

DEDICATION ................................................................................. .iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT .................................................................... .iv

ABSTRACT ..................................................................................... v

TABLE OF CONTENTS .......................................................................................... vi

LIST OF TABLES ............................................................................. viii

DEFINITION OF TERMS ........................................................................................ ix

CHAPTER ONE .......................................................................................... 1

INTRODUCTION .......................................................................................... 1

1.1 BACKGROUND ................................................................................................ 1

1.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM ................................................................ 3

1.3 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY ....................................................................... .4

1.4 RESEARCrI QUESTIONS ................................................................................ 4

1.5 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY ................................................................ .4

CHAPTER TWO ........................................................................................ 5

2.0 REVIEW O F THE RELATED LITERATURE ................................................ 5

2.1 WORK DONE BY MEN AND WOMEN IN COMMUNITY /HOMES.5

2.1.1 ROLES OF WOMEN IN COMMUNITY/ HOMES ............................... 5

2.1.2 ROLES OF MEN IN COMMUNITY/ HOMES ....................................... 7

2.2 WHO IS THE 'HEART' OF THE HOME .................................................... 8

2.3 WOMEN AND PROPERTY OWNERSHIP ................................................... 11

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CHAPTER THREE .......................................................................................... 13

3.1 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY ..................................................................... 13

3.2 DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS ................................................. 15

CHAPTER FOUR ......................................................................................... 16

4.0 PRESENATION, ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION OF DATA ................. 16

4.1 INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................... 16

4.2 ROLES DONE BY WOMEN IN COMMUNITY DEVLOPMENT ......... 17

4.3 ROLES DONE BY MEN IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ................. 18

4.4 THE HEART OF THE HOME ........................................................................ 20

4.5 WOMEN AND PROPERTY OWN·······························································20

CHAPTER FIVE ......................................................................................... 25

5.0 RECOMMENDATIONS AND CONCLUSIONS .......................................... 25

5.1 RECOMMENDATIONS ................................................................................... 25

5.2 CONCLUSIONS ................................................................................................ 25

5.3 AREA OF FURTHER RESEARCH ............................................................... 26

llEFERENCES ................................................................... 27

APPENIDENCES ........................................................................................ 28

APPENDIX 1: TABLE 6.5 OVERALL SEX RATIO IN INDIA IN THE

TWENTIETH CENTUERY ...................................................... 28

APPENDIX 2: TABLE 8.5 GENDER DIFFERENCES IN HOUSE TASKS .... 28

APPENDIX 3: QUESTION AIRE TO THE TOP SUB COUNTY

ADMINISTRATORS ....................................................................... 29

APPENDIX 4: QUESTIONAIRE TO THE FAMILY HEADS ....................... 31

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Research, S. (2022). Women And Community Development A Case Of Murora Sub-County In Kisoro District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/women-and-community-development-a-case-of-murora-sub-county-in-kisoro-district

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Research, SSA "Women And Community Development A Case Of Murora Sub-County In Kisoro District" Afribary. Afribary, 21 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/women-and-community-development-a-case-of-murora-sub-county-in-kisoro-district. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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Research, SSA . "Women And Community Development A Case Of Murora Sub-County In Kisoro District". Afribary, Afribary, 21 Aug. 2022. Web. 24 Sep. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/women-and-community-development-a-case-of-murora-sub-county-in-kisoro-district >.

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Research, SSA . "Women And Community Development A Case Of Murora Sub-County In Kisoro District" Afribary (2022). Accessed September 24, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/women-and-community-development-a-case-of-murora-sub-county-in-kisoro-district