Domestic Violence and Employee Performance of Women in Kawempe Division, Kampala City

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Kampala international international : College of Humanities and Social Sciences
The study is sought to investigate Domestic Violence and Employee Performance of Women in Kawempe Division, Kampala City. The study was guided by the following objectives (i) To determine the effects of Domestic violence in Kawempe Town Council, (ii) To examine the influence of effect of Domestic violence on work performance amongst Women in Kawempe Town Council and (iii) To establish the relationship between domestic violence and work performance among women in Kawempe Town Council. The study employed a co-relational research design. However from the estimated population of 100, a sample size was determined using Slovene’s Formula to 56 respondents. More so to obtain the desired data and relevant to the subject matter, the researcher used several instruments that can help in this research. The techniques that were used in this data collection are questionnaires and interview guide. The study findings it was found that the various effects of effects of Domestic violence in Kawempe Town Council, Regarding the effect of domestic violence, the respondents rated this construct as generally Satisfactory for example in table 4.5 above shows that 20 (35.7%) of respondents strongly agreed that alcohol is the major cause of domestic violence and 16 (28.6%) agreed that alcoholism is the leading supplement or effect of domestic violence against women, while 11(19.6%) disagreed and 9 (16.1%) strongly disagreed with the statement. The researcher concluded that majority strongly agreed that domestic violence against women is majorly caused by alcoholism. This therefore showed that the adequacy of alcohol and consumption of alcohol cannot work hand in hand with marriage because it results into abuse of women and domestic violence. However from the findings, the researcher concludes that the study concluded that Sensitization and education of the families about the effects of domestic violence in relation to the domestic violence is on a low pace. Despite the education and knowledge acquisition about domestic violence in communities its effects and bad practices it’s clearly seen that this education has not affected long term behavior change amongst the families in households. Lastly Basing on the findings of the study, it was recommended that to achieve lasting change, it is important to enact legislation and develop policies that protect women; address discrimination against women and promote gender equality; and help to move towards more peaceful cultural norms.
A Research Report Submitted to the College of Humanities And Social Sciences In Partial Fulfillment Of The Requirements For The Award Of A Bachelor’s Degree in Guidance and Counseling of Kampala International University
Domestic Violence, Employee Performance, Women