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Title: Role of print media in fostering women emancipation a case study of Nangabo Sub County Wakiso District Uganda
Role of print media in fostering women emancipation a case study of Nangabo Sub County Wakiso District Uganda
Authors: Nuwarinda Gift, Gift
Keywords: Print media
Fostering women emancipation
Issue Date: Aug-2017
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Abstract: The study examined the “Role of print media in fostering women emancipation a case study of Nangabo sub-county”. The study was carried out at the HQs of Nangabo sub-county. The study achieved the following objectives; to examine the role of print media on women emancipation in Nangabo sub-county to examine the challenges faced by mass media women emancipation Nangabo sub-county, to establish the strategies used to emancipate women in Nangabo subcounty Data was collected from a sample of 90 respondents in using self-administered questionnaires and was later analyzed using Pearson correlation coefficient (r). The findings revealed mass media has an impact on women empowerment hence had a positive and significant relationship to women empowerment (P0.000<0.01, r=375) the study concluded that majority of the respondents agreed that mass media has a significant relationship to women empowerment in Nangabo sub-county. The findings showed that the mass media plays a role in women empowerment by dimension of Educative and developmental programs for women, Gender mainstreaming, Eradication of domestic violence and promoting family planning, right to marriage and divorce, right to property ownership, socio-economic rights. Additionally the findings showed that mass media is faced with a number of challenges in women empowerment by dimensions of Poverty, Gender discrimination, Girl labor and early marriages and high levels of illiteracy. And the strategies for women empowerment of Poverty eradication; gender mainstreaming, social services, HIV/AIDS prevention, UPE, eradication of girl child labor and early marriages and effective Service delivery. The recommendations included provision of vocational education to girls, credit or loan with no collateral security to women to set up small scale businesses, providing free girl child education from primary to university, protecting women against domestic violence, promoting family planning in villages, and opening up community radio-stations to reach out the women in villages.
Description: A research report submitted to faculty of journalism and media studies in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of a bachelor’s degree of Kampala International University
Appears in Collections:Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication

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