Parents’ Role in Fighting Premarital Sexual Intimacy in Tanzania: A Case of Secondary Schools in Shinyanga Rural District

Shigela, Daniel Ntebi (2018) Parents’ Role in Fighting Premarital Sexual Intimacy in Tanzania: A Case of Secondary Schools in Shinyanga Rural District. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

The general objective of the research was to assess parents` role in fighting premarital sexual intimacy in Shinyanga rural district. The methodology used to conduct this study was correlational design which based on positivism philosophy, and it was deductively and quantitatively approached. The primary data were collected by using questionnaires and interviews. Also secondary data were taken from different literature sources, all of them supported the dissertation. All data were analyzed by using Invivo software, with respect to the specific objectives. The findings of all results in respective to each parent’s role were as follow: Those respondents who strongly agreed on the role of connectedness as it helps to reduce highly premarital sexual intimacy were many. In case of material support, generally the findings showed that respondents have agreed with almost all aspects of material support to contribute a reduction of pre marital sexual intimacy with little variation among them. Also, the role of parents’ behavior monitoring, the findings showed that respondents agreed that it may bring good results on efforts to reduce bad adolescence behavior of the children. The final results were on the role of parent-child communication, it has a connection on reducing premarital sexual intimacy. Therefore, the researcher recommends that, there is a need of educating a family, imposing punishment to the adolescents who get pregnancy or who can be caught up in premarital sexual intimacy and to revise contradictory laws. Moreover, the connection of this title and MBA is in the role of leadership since the cause comprises a cause of Leadership and Governance. No organization can be run without leadership skills. And a family is an institute whereby business skills need to be applied including leadership skills.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 360 Social services; association
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Leadership and Governance
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2018 08:03
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2018 08:03
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/2156

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