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Title: The phenomenon of child abuse and factors leading to increased physical child abuse in Uganda: a case study of central division, Kamwokya village , Kifumbira ii zone in Kampala district of central province –Uganda
Authors: Mukalazi, Hormisdasc
Keywords: child abuse
Kampala district
Issue Date: Nov-2011
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Education Open and Distance Learning
Abstract: The study sought to determine the phenomenon of child abuse and factors leading to increased physical child abuse in Central division with Kamwokya Village as a case study. The study was targeted to children of Mawanda Road and Kamwokya Community primary School, Kamwokya Moslem primary School and Mulago Catholic/ .primary school. Quantitative research design was . . employed and purposive sampling was also employed. Head teachers and teachers provided. primary data. It was found out that there was overwhelming child physical abuse in the area of study. Most of the abused were in the range of 7 - 10 years. Most abusers were reported to be step mothers who were surprisingly in their young ages. Most abusers had stopped in P.VII and were mentally normal. Most acts of abuse included severe beating, burning and sometimes sexual abuse.
Description: Research report submitted to the Institute of Open and Distance Learning in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood and Primary Education of Kampala International University
Appears in Collections:Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood and Primary Education

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