The Problems of Marriage Breakdown on Children Welfare in Dar es Salaam: The Case of Ilala Municipal Council

Kihombo, Stellah Starford (2018) The Problems of Marriage Breakdown on Children Welfare in Dar es Salaam: The Case of Ilala Municipal Council. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to find out the problems of marriage breakdown on children welfare. The specific research objective was to identify the reasons of marriage breakdown, to highlight the problems of marriage breakdown on children welfare, as well as to assess the existing interventions done by different actors to improve children welfare after marriage breakdown. Both cross sectional and casual comparative research were employed to make an investigation of the phenomenon. Data were collected through hypothesis as well as social work perspective. Based on the result found in this study, it was revealed that the capacity of the projects and canters to help the children after marriage breakdown, and quality of care and support differ significantly because of financial differences among them, Ilala Municipal Council in particular. Based on the findings above the researcher and respondents recommended that NGOs in partnership with government officials should enhance coping skills of children affected by marriage breakdowns in problems solving, effective communications, supports seeking, and appropriate expressions for anger social welfare officers as well as helping children identity and appropriately express their feelings. There should be strong network between the government particularly the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare through department of Social Welfare.

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. Administrator OUT
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2019 08:27
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2019 08:27
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/2307

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