The Assessment of Men’s Participation In Family Planning Services In Rwanda: A Case Study of “Rwinkwavu Sector, Kayonza District

Uwintonze, Eline (2017) The Assessment of Men’s Participation In Family Planning Services In Rwanda: A Case Study of “Rwinkwavu Sector, Kayonza District. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

The study on assessment of the men's participation in family planning service in Rwanda was conducted in Kayonza District-Rwanda from Dec 2014 to Nov. 2015.The study was done in Kanyonza because men of this district do not participate in family planning services and this leads to land misuse and poverty hence poor sanitary services and environmental sustainability. The survey was conducted by visiting the total of 197 households grouped in Community health workers (41), group of people engaged in family planning (68), group of people not engaged in family planning (66) and group of vasectomized men (22) in which include the local family planning officers (3). The collected data by using various tools such as questionnaire and interview, were analyzed and presented in figures and tables using the Microsoft excel and SPSS 16.0 Windows© program The importance of family planning is to reduce social problems in the family and ability to support the family and also improve life style of the family (100%). The advantages of family planning are to limit the number of pregnancy (100%). The contribution of men in Family planning is to participate in family planning in service directly and even in decision making about family planning (100%). The method preferred is depo provera injection method. The main challenge revealed facing the men's participation in family planning is lack of information (100%). In Rwanda, family planning has been recognized as strategy for poverty reduction and development of the country. By integrating men’s participation in family planning services and that the family planning strategy being supported by government and different partners family planning will become the strong pillar of development of the country.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 360 Social services; association
Divisions: Faculty of Sciences Technology and Environmental Studies > Department of Environmental Studies
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2018 10:22
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2018 10:22
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/2171

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