The Causes and Effects of Domestic Violence on Academic Performance of Pupils In Primary Schools: A Case Study Of Bumanya Sub-County, Kaliro District.

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Kampala International University. College of Education,open distance and e-learning.
This study is aimed at finding out the causes and effects of domestic violence on academic performance of pupils in primary schools in Bumanya sub-county in Kaliro district, western Uganda. This study was directed by objectives and these include: To identify different forms of domestic violence in Bumanya Sub-county, To identify the causes of domestic violence and family instability among the people of Bumanya Subcounty, To establish the effects of domestic violence on family welfare in Bumanya Subcounty and to establish measures taken to reduce domestic violence in Bumanya 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 lead to domestic violence. Among the factors discovered were; alcohol. lack of proper communication channel, 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.
A Dissertation Submitted To The College Of Education, Open And Distance Learning (Coedl) In Partial Fulfillment Of The Requirements For The Award Of Degree In Education (Primary) Of Kampala International University
Domestic Violence, Academic Performance, Primary Schools