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Title: Domestic violence and social wellbeing of children in Uganda: a case study of Myanzi Sub County in Mubende District
Authors: Kazibwe, George
Keywords: Children
Violence
Domestic
Issue Date: Aug-2019
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Abstract: This research is based on domestic violence and social wellbeing of children in Uganda. It examined the causes of domestic violence, assessed the effects of domestic violence on the social wellbeing of children and provision of the mitigation measures for prevention of domestic violence in families of Myanzi Sub-county Mubende district. Literatures reviewed by various authors were also expressed in regard to their relatedness to the study. The study adopted a cross sectional and a case study research designs, the study used a simple random sampling to the ChiefAdministrative officer and local officials from Myanzi Sub-county and it enabled high representation of the population, less bias and hence analyzed results. Purposive sampling was used for other key selected informants because it allowed for probing more on examining ways in which domestic violence has become an issue worthy of discussion in Myanzi Sub-county and Mubende district in particular. The participants in the study were selected through simple random sampling method and purposive sampling was used for selecting the particular groups ofpeople in the population especially police officials, parents and Nongovernmental organizations. The research instrument included a Self Administered Questionnaire (SAQs) and interviews which began with open-ended questions about the participants’ knowledge in regard to domestic violence and how it affects the social wellbeing ofchildren. The study concluded that domestic violence is brought about by factors like death of parents, poverty and in all casebacklog which delays judgemnets to domestic violence cases. The study recommends seminars, workshops and meetings, preventing the unnecessary acts of spouses in marriage plus restoration of relatives and the high wide practice of domestic violence to be constituted country wide so that society gets sensitized on the importance of upholding a health looking family.
Description: A research report submitted to the department of Public Administration and Political Studies in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Award of a Bachelor’s Degree of Public Administration of Kampala International University
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/9534
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