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Title: The Impact of Early Marriage on the Academic Performance of the Girl Child in Use and Non-Use Schools in Mbale District.
Authors: Watila, Abasi
Keywords: Mbale District.
Early Marriage
Academic Performance
Girl Child
Issue Date: Aug-2017
Abstract: The title of the study is the impact of early marriages on the academic performance of the girl child in Mbale municipality, Mbale district, Uganda; it was intended to investigate the effect of early marriages on the performance of the girls in education. The report is made up of five chapters, chapter one deals with the introduction, that is, background of the study, statement of the problem, objectives and others, chapter two is all about the literature methodology, chapter four deals with the analysis of data as got from the field and finally chapter five which reviews the discussions, conclusions and recommendations. The study was guided by several objectives and research questions which were discussed under sub-topics. The questionnaires were used to collect primary data from the learners, teachers and parents and teachers who were the respondents. The questions were closed ended; they were administered in four schools in Mbale municipality, Mbale district which was the area of study. The area of the study showed that early marriages affect the education performance of girls in schools, therefore because of such a problem, some intervention measures must be put in place for the improvement of the girls performance so that the we develop the nation. The performance of girls continually lags behind due to some factors like cultural practices, lack of good role models, poverty, learning environment and among others which should be investigated.
Description: A Research Report Resented to The College of Education Open Distance and E-Learning in Partial Fulfilment for the Award of Bachelor’s Degree in Science with Education of Kampala International University.
Appears in Collections:Bachelor of Science with Education

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