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Title: Print media and the promotion of children’s rights in Uganda. a case study of the Daily Monitor
Authors: Makheti, Khaukha Derrick
Keywords: Print media
Children’s rights
Issue Date: Aug-2005
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Abstract: This research dissertation investigated the role of print media in the promotion of children in Uganda. It undertook the daily monitor as a case study. The study employed the use of random sampling where the questionnaires were distributed to the respondent and the returned after some time. The study used survey research designs as a method of data collection where the researcher was engaged in moving long distances to access the different respondents. It also involved data collection instruments such as observations and interviews and the review of the existing literature of the study. The study findings showed that efforts by the print media to promote children’s rights are undermined by inadequate funding, lack of support from the NGOs. Poor leadership in media organizations, among others. The study findings also pointed out that there are various violations children right’s in Uganda including corporal punishments. Child marriages, and children on streets, child labour, child labour, and starvation among others Moreover. The study revealed that there is need for collaboration between the policy makers. Non-Government organizations and the media so that the combination of children’s rights violations can be realized
Description: This dissertation is submitted to the College of Humanities and Social Sciences in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication of Kampala International University
Appears in Collections:Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication

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