Assessment of the Effectiveness of the Strategies Used to Combat Violation of Children’s Rights. A Case of Zanzibar Urban District

Kheri, Kheri Bakari (2017) Assessment of the Effectiveness of the Strategies Used to Combat Violation of Children’s Rights. A Case of Zanzibar Urban District. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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This study aims at assessing the effectiveness of the strategies used to combat violation of children’s rights in Urban District. The research employed various methods including, structured interviews, questionnaires, and focus group discussion as primary data collection methods and books, journals, internet, reports and records from various related institutions as secondary sources. The interviewed respondents were hundred (100) including parents, youths and caregivers, and 70 students with the age of 15 – 17 and 30 respondents from different institutions related to the issue for questionnaires, as well as other 30 respondents from 3 groups for focus group discussions. The data was collected randomly by using simple random sampling technique so that everyone could get opportunity to participate in the study and purposefully or judgmental sampling procedures so that the researcher can get the technical answers. Both qualitative and quantitative methods was used and analyzed using manually for descriptive and by using SPSS for the statistical data. In this study it has been revealed that the violation of children’s rights has been increasing in Urban District as a result of poverty, lack of education and awareness of children rights, death of parents, ethics and moral decays. The strategies used was communication strategies through Parenting education, media education package and education package as well as Children Councils, while the strengths helped effectively in facilitating the provision of adequate knowledge and awareness of parents, youth and children, the weaknesses has brought the challenges in the process of combating effectively the violation of Children’s rights

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Department of Sociology and social work
Depositing User: Mr Habibu Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2018 11:22
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2018 11:22

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