Evaluation of the Child Protection Project: A Case Study at Magu District

Samwel, Daniel (2016) Evaluation of the Child Protection Project: A Case Study at Magu District. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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The main goal of the study was to conduct an evaluation of the child protection project; the focus being on child protection project at Magu District Council. This project is funded by UNICEF and being implemented in collaboration with the Magu District Council and The Institute of Social Work. The child protection project starting implementation 2015 to 2015.The study had three specific objectives: to examine the challenges faced by the child protection project, identify the main achievement of the child protection project, and give suggestions for the sustainability of child protection in the community. Triangulation method was used to access information through questionnaires, interview, document review and focus discussion, where a total of 85 respondents were involved in the study where by females were 44 and 41 males. The study included community leader, Local Govenment officers, police (especially who work on children and gender), health workers and other community members at Magu District Council who had adequate knowledge on child protection. The study recommends that more effort should be made for train child protection actors for sustainability of child protection projects in community. One of the elements in their training package should be social psychology and other matters related to the knowledge of children. These should work on different issues related to the protection of children’s rights in the community. These actors in child protection should work jointly with the police and other law enforcement officers such as the lawyers. They should also cooperate with teachers, children, parents and staff working with the local government officers.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 360 Social services; association
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Department of Sociology and social work
Depositing User: Mr Habibu Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2017 06:47
Last Modified: 23 May 2017 10:46
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1683

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