The causes of early pregnancy among the girls in primary schools: a case of Nakawa Division Kampala District, Uganda

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Kampala International University, College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
The study involved both qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection in which questionnaires, interview guides and focus group discussions were used to collect the data from the respondents. The first research question sought to find out causes of early pregnancy of girls in primary schools. The study discovered that; poverty, socialization, attitudes, perception, personality, and containers were the factors given by the respondents. The second research question sought to find out the effects of early pregnancy of girls in primary schools in Nakawa Division. The study findings revealed that; school dropout, abortion, academic failure, forced marriage, death, family neglect, decline in performance and psychological stress, were the answers given here by the respondents. Conclusions and recommendations were then made after presenting and interpreting the Data.
A research report submitted to the College of Education Open and Distance Learning as a partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Award of the Diploma in Education of Kampala International University
Early pregnancy, Primary schools