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|Title:||COMMUNITY SUPPORT FOR GIRL CHILD EDUCATION IN DAMONGO|
|Abstract:||Formal education plays a vital role in the development of human capital for empowerment, therefore there is the need for parental and community involvement which can positively influence learners academic success regardless of a family's wealth or education. The study which is a descriptive survey, sought to find out the role of parents and community members in supporting girls education and also any other barriers which limit the education of girls in West Gonja District. The views of adult respondents between 23-80 years from the district were gathered by means of questionnaire. The data was analysed using percentages and frequency distribution tables to address the research questions formulated to guide the study. The results indicated that there were no organized practices inhibiting girls' education in the district. The notions expressed by a few respondents are shear cultural beliefs. The overall findings was that both parental and community support were encouraging. An additional finding was that respondents provided final support however little the support to ensure that girls gave full attention to studies. It is therefore recommended that there is the need for an intensive education on negative traditional concepts about the status of females in society. Again a periodic address of bye-laws issues in community. It is important to intensify Science, Technical and Mathematics Education (STME) education fund to aid educational tours.|
|Description:||MASTER OF ARTS IN BUSINESS PLANNING AND MICRO FINANCE MANAGEMENT|
|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Education|
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