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Title: The role of FM radio in promoting children’s rights in Mukono Municipality. a case study of Dunamis radio 103.0
Authors: Kwagala, Prossy
Keywords: FM radio
Promoting Children’s Rights
Issue Date: Sep-2019
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Humanities and social sciences.
Abstract: The research on FM radio in promoting children’s rights in Mukono “was conducted in Mukono Municipality in Mukono district found in central part of Uganda. The research involved 110 respondents who included. 15 human rights activists, 30 children, 20 parents both male and female 10 journalists, 5 political leaders and 30 community members. The research was guided by research objectives which involved; finding out role of the radio in promoting children’s rights in Mukono, finding out the causes of child sacrifices in Mukono Municipality. To find ways of stopping child sacrifices in Mukono. The first research questions considered was to find out how the radio has promoted children’s rights in Mukono Municipality. The findings revealed that organizing talk shows reporting on abuse of rights of children sensitizing the public about the importance of respecting children rights and networking with NGOs have helped a lot in trying to enhance children’s rights in the society. The second research question considered was to find out the causes of child sacrifices in Mukono. The respondents unveiled that, desire of instant money, greed for wealth children as seen as pure. The third research question was to find out the ways of stopping child sacrifices in Mukono. The findings revealed that setting of strict laws, community involvement, school involvement, among others. Governing the parents about the rights of children in home, Domestic violence which is the order of the day, poverty, Alcoholism, Ignorance, and so many others. The study was completed successfully and revealed that there is still more effort needed to promote children’s rights in Mukono Municipality. According to respondents, the research, the researcher observed that child sacrifice, child labor by parent’s torture, heavy punishments and Denial the right to education threatens the promotion of children rights. The Government and NGOs there were recommended to set up strict laws that will stop child abuse and encourages promotion of children rights and emphasize community members and parents to be concerned about their children as far as their rights are concerned.
Description: A research report submitted to the College of Humanities and Social Sciences! department of journalism and media studies in partial fulfillment for the requirement for the Award of Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication of Kampala International University
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/6291
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