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THE PROPORTION OF POVERTY AMONG WOMEN IN GUSAU

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ABSTRACT

This research project was designed to examine the proportions of poverty among women in Gusau Local Government Area, A study of Gusau metropolis.  This study research was aimed at investigating the sizes of illiteracy and limited access to healthcare among women in Gusau L.G.A. This study was also aimed at determining the rates of unemployment and low level of consumption among women in Gusau L.G.A. Qualitative and quantitative research methods were made used in this study research as methods of gathering data. The sample size used in this study research was hundred (100) questionnaires and twelve (12) interviews. The questionnaires were distributed in four (4) wards that include Mayana, Sabon Gari, Madawaki and Galadima wards all in Gusau L.G.A. While In-depth interviews (IDIs) was conducted at three various wards included Mayana, Sabon Gari and Madawaki wards all in Gusau L.G.A. This study was eventually recommended that Government and NGOs should establish/rehabilitate skills acquisition and training centers for the women especially illiterates. It was also recommended that parents and husbands should legalize females-children formal education, civil service and business engagement.  

TABLE OF CONTENT

TITLE PAGE.................................................................................................................II

APPROVAL PAGE.....................................................................................................III

DEDICATION.............................................................................................................IV

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS..........................................................................................V

TAB LE OF CONTENTS..........................................................................................VII

LIST OF TABLES........................................................................................................X

ABSTRACT..............................................................................................................XIII

CHAPTER ONE............................................................................................................1

1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY...................................................................1

1.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM..................................................................6

1.3 RESEARCH QUESTIONS...............................................................................10

1.4 RESEARC OBJECTIVES................................................................................10

1.5 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY..........................................................................11

1.6 SCOPE AND DELIMITATION OF THE STUDY...............................................12

1.7 OPERATIONALIZATION OF THE KEY TERMS.............................................12

CHAPTER TWO

LITERATURE REVIEW...................................................................15

2.1 INTRODUCTION..................................................................................................15

2.2 LITERATURE REVIEWS....................................................................................15

2.2.1 PROPORTIONS/DIMENSIONS OF POVERTY AMONG WOMEN.............19

2.2.2 ILLITERACY AMONG WOMEN.....................................................................21

2.2.3 LIMITED ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE AMONG WOMEN:.......................22

2.2.4 LOW LEVEL OF CONSUMPTION AMONG WOMEN...............................24vii

2.2.5 UNEMPLOYMENT AMONG WOMEN...........................................................24

2.3 THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK.........................................................................26

CHAPTER THREE......................................................................................................30

3.1 INTRODUCTION..................................................................................................30

3.2 RESEACH DESIGN..............................................................................................30

3.3 STUDY AREA.......................................................................................................31

3.4 STUDY POPULATION........................................................................................32

3.5 SAMPLE SIZE AND SAMPLING TECHNIQUE/PROCEDURE.......................33

3.6 METHOD OF DATA COLLECTION..................................................................33

3.7 RESEACH VERIABLES.......................................................................................34

3.8 METHOD OF DATA ANALYSIS........................................................................34

3.9 ETHICAL ISSUES ON THE RESEARCH...........................................................35

CHAPTER FOUR

DATA PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION ................................................................................................36

4.1 INTRODUCTION..................................................................................................36

4.2 PERSONAL CHARACTERISTIC OF RESPONDENT..……………………….37

4.2.1 RESPONDENTS' ASSESSMENT ON THE SIZE OF ILLITERACY AMONG WOMEN IN GUSAU……………………………………..…………………………44

4.2.2 RESPONDENTS' ASSESSMENT ON LIMITED ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE AMONG WOMEN IN GUSAU……………………………………………..51

4.2.3 RESPONDENTS' ASSESSMENT ON UNEMPLOYMENT AMONG WOMEN IN GUSAU………………………………………………………………..60

4.2.4 RESPONDENTS' ASSESSMENT ON LOW LEVEL OF CONSUMPTION AMONG WOMEN IN GUSAU……………………………………………..………68

4.3 DISCUSSION FINDING………………………………………………………...75viii

CHAPTER FIVE..........................................................................................................79

5.1 INTRODUCTION..................................................................................................79

5.2 SECTION A: SUMMARY....................................................................................79

5.3 SECTION B: RECOMMENDATION BASED ON RESEARCH FINDINGS....81

5.4

SECTION C: CONCLUSION...............................................................................83

5.5 KNOWLEDGE CONTRIBUTION.......................................................................85

QUESTIONNAIRE SCHEDULE................................................................................86IN-DEPTH INTERVIEW QUIDE...............................................................................92REFERENCES.............................................................................................................96ix         


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Project ID SOC0308
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    No of Pages 113 Pages
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