An assessment of the challenges facing the Girl Child Education: Case Study Mafubira Subcounty.

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Kampala International University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
The study was designed to assess challenges facing the girl child education of Mafubira sub-county in Jinja district of eastern Uganda. a small number of girls have been enrolled at primary level yet a considerable number of them have dropped out leaving a small ratio of girls to boys to complete their studies especially as they advance to higher levels of education. This has necessitated the intervention of the government and other concerned stakeholders like NGO'S in the country in order to save the life and uplift the academic standards of a girl child. The research was carried out using both qualitative and quantitave methods of data collection. Participants were randomly selected for individual interview. in total the total study had a sample of forty two participants form which information was colleted from. Recommendations were made to government and NGO'S on how to reduce or completely eliminate the challenges facing the girl child education. also government and NGO'S should work hand in hand with policy makers so that policies are made, laws are enacted, implemented and followed up in order to address the problem.
A research report submitted to the Faculty of Social Sciences as Partial Fulfillment of the Award of Bachelor Degree of Social Work and Social Administration of Kampala International University.
Girl Child Education, Challenges, Mafubira Subcounty