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Title: The Causes and Effects of Domestic Violence on Academic Performance of Pupils in Northern Uganda: A Case Study of Padibe Sub-County, Lamwo District.
Authors: Odero, P’akena
Keywords: Domestic Violence
Academic Performance
Lamwo District.
Issue Date: Sep-2012
Publisher: Kampala International University, School of Education, Open and Distance and E-learning
Abstract: This study is aimed at finding out the causes and effects of domestic violence on academic performance of pupils in primary schools in Padibe sub-county in Lamwo district, northern Uganda. This study was directed by for objectives and these include: To identi~i different forms of domestic violence in Padibe Sub-county, To identify the uses of domestic violence and family stability among the people of Padibe Sub-county, To establish the effects of domestic violence on family welfare in Padibe Sub-county and to establish measures taken to reduce domestic violence in Padibe Sub-county. The study was descriptive where stratified sampling was used to select population. It employed a total of 80 respondents as in chapter four. Data were analysed and presented using statistical methods of data presentation where percentages were integrated into tables. It was found out that there are effects of domestic violence on family affairs. There is a multiplicity of factors that led to domestic violence. Among the factors discovered were; alcohol, lack of communication, unbalanced gender power, sexual demands, unfaithfulness. Among the recommendations given were, the need to provide lunch to pupils and students as well as teachers, the need for the government to act accordingly in order to reduce domestic violence and the people causing it to be punished and the community to socialize its members with their beliefs, values, knowledge, customs and norms of domestic violence.
Description: A Research Report Submitted to the COEDL In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Award of a Bachelor’s Degree in Education (Primary) of Kampala International University.
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