Churches and gender inequality in primary school education. Getembe Division in Kisii Central District Kenya

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Kampala International University. College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
The general objective of the study was to analyse the contribution of Churches in addressing gender inequality in primary schools in Getembe division The specific objectives of the study were; to analyse the forms of gender inequality: causes of gender inequality; and the impact of gender inequality in primary schools and in the community. The researcher used questionnaires, interview and observation as the research instruments. The data collection methods comprised both primary and secondary data collection methods. Majority of the people according to the findings are not a ware of gender inequality in primary school education, therefore, female pupils drop out of primary school education. From the revelations of the study, the researcher recommends that; Parents and primary school teachers should be encouraged to educate girls; and that more relevant courses and practical subjects should be introduced to the curriculum.
A dissertation submitted to the faculty of Institute of Open and Distance Education in partial fulfilment of the requirement for the award of Bachelor’s Degree in Special Needs Education of Kampala International University
Gender, Girl Child Education, Kenya, Churches, Gender Equality