An assessment of the factors affecting the girl child’s learning process in secondary schools in southern Sudan: case study of Yei County

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Kampala International University.College Of Humanities and social science
A Study was conducted to assess the factors affecting the girl child's learning process in southern Sudan case study of Yei County in central equatoria. The research was intended to investigate the impacts of culture and religion on girl child education, to establish whether the social economic conditions favor girl child education, to establish whether the national policy on education and curriculum is compatible with the girl child education. Data collection, processing and analysis were done with help of tables, frequencies and percentages for both qualitative and quantitative data. Primary data was obtained through personal and oral interviews with respondents. Secondary data was gathered from a review of related literature from journals, mainly questionnaires, focus group discussions, observation, existing records/ documents and interviews were used. The recommendations include, sensitization of the public on the importance of girl child education, establishment of a gender sensitive education policy, banning cultural practice that impede girl child education and lastly parents ,teachers, students meetings and seminars should be encouraged and establishing and encouraging school going girls to paiticipate in extra curricular activities such as spo1ts, debating clubs, Christian clubs.
Dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment for the award of the degree of bachelor of Social Work and Social Administration of Kampala International University, Kampala Uganda.
Assessment, Girl child’s, Learning process, Secondary schools, Southern Sudan