The role of the print media towards promoting women development a case study of Kinondoni District

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Kampala International University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
The major objective was to examine the role of print media in promoting women development in Kinondoni district. The study was conducted in Kinondoni Dar-es-Salaam in Tanzania, Women organization; Women analysts, Government leaders and print Media officials were involved In the study. A total of seventy participants, 30 women analysts, 20 women organization, 10 Government leaders and 10 print media officials were involved in the study. The study question was investigated in line with the research questions of the study. The first research question was "How does your institution promote women development in Kinondoni?" The study findings revealed that: through empowering women, promoting women rights providing women programmes in the magazines especially women magazine and newspapers and providing topics that are relevant to women development, organizing seminars and providing education to women were the answers given here by the respondents. The Second research question was "What are the challenges do the print media face during the process of promoting women development? The study discovered that lack of fund, Traditional believes, Media ownership low level of education among women, and low circulations were the answers". Consult tables. The third question was what the impacts are brought by the role of print media in promoting women development in Kinondoni? The answer given by the respondents to this research question was as follows; women started participating in the ruling government like special seats of women in the ministry from each district hence offered, increasing number of educated women to a high level, women became aware of their rights and many women are using family planning. Were the answers given. Conclusion and recommendations were then made after presenting and interpreting the data.
A dissertation submitted as requirement in partial fulfilment of the Award of a Bachelor Degree of Mass Communication of Kampala International University
development, women, print media