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Title: Domestic violence and family stability in Soroti District. A case study of Soroti Sub County
Keywords: Domestic violence
Family stability
Soroti District
Issue Date: Aug-2011
Publisher: Kampala International University. College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Abstract: The research was carried out in Oderai parish Soroti sub county, Soroti District. The study was about the domestic violence and stability of families, a case study of Soroti Sub County. The objectives of the study were to find out the forms of domestic violence, to identify the major causes of domestic violence and to find out the measures for preventing domestic violence to create stable families. The methods used in data collection were structured administered questionnaire and interview guide. Convenience method was used to select respondents who took part in the study. This was through themes and frequency tables. The major findings of the study were that; alcoholism, influence of drug abuse and financial difficulties are these main causes of domestic violence as it is what most of respondents said .Others were adultery, influx of western culture, permissiveness, role of women emancipation political differences, denial of conjugal rights and influence of family members respectively. Divorce, child abuse, psychological torture, increased spread of HIV and physical damage are the most effects of domestic violence and others are family economic breakdown, financial burden on family members. From the research findings domestic violence can be minimized if the government intervenes and put strict laws on the people involved, sensitizing people through guidance and counseling, religious intervention among others
Description: A research dissertation submitted to the department of Guidance and counseling as a requirement for Fulfillment of the award of bachelors Degree in guidance and counseling of Kampala International University
Appears in Collections:Bachelor Degree in Counselling and Guidance

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