FAMILY STRUCTURE AND TEENAGE PREGNANCY IN KAMPALA A CASE STUDY OF KAWEMPE DIVISION

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Contents

DECLARATION

APPROVAL ii

DEDICATION iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT iv

LIST OF TABLES viii

ABSTRACT ix

CHAPTER ONE 1

1.0 Introduction 1

1.1 Background 1

1.2 Statement of the problem 4

1.3 Purpose of the study 4

1.4 Objective of the study 4

1.5 Research question 5

1.6 Scope of the study 5

1.7 Significance of the study 6

1.8 Operational Definition 6

1.9. Conceptual Frame Work 7

CHAPTER TWO 9

LITERATURE REVIEW 9

2.0 Introduction 9

2.1 Factors in extended families that lead to sexual abuse among teenagers 9

2.4 Circumstances under which children of working parents engage in dating leading to teenage

pregnancy 11

2.5 Factors influencing teenage pregnancy due to single parenthood 14

CHAPTER THREE 20

METHODOLOGY 20

V

3.1 Introduction .20

3.1 Research Design 20

3.2 Area and Population of the Study 20

3.3 Study population 21

3.4 Sample size 21

3.5 Sampling Techniques and Procedures 22

3.5.1 Simple Random Sampling 22

3.5.2 Purposive Sampling 22

3.6 Data collection methods 22

3.6.1 Questionnaire Survey 23

3.6.2 Interview Method 23

3.7 Data collection instruments 23

3.7.1 Self-Administered Questionnaires 23

3.7.2 Interview Guide 23

3.8 Validity and Reliability 24

3.8.1 Validity 24

3.8.2 Reliability 24

3.9 Data Collection Procedures 25

3.10 Data Analysis 25

3.11 Measurement of Variables 26

3.12 Ethical Considerations 26

CHAPTER FOUR 27

RESULTS AND INTERPRETATION AND ANALYZING OF DATA 27

4.0 Introduction 27

4.lBioData 27

4.2 Factors in Extended Families that lead to Sexual Abuse among Teenagers 28

4.2.1 Factors that lead to sexual abuse among teenagers in extended families in Kawempe

division 29

4.3 Circumstances under which children of working parents engage in dating leading to teenage

pregnancy 31

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4.3.1 If Yes What are the circumstances under which children of working parents engage in

dating leading to teenage pregnancy9 32

4.3.2 Which of the circumstances mentioned above are very common in the division9 33

4.4 Factors influencing teenage pregnancy due to single parenthood 33

4.4.1 Factors influencing teenage pregnancy due to single parents 34

4.4.2 Which of the factors mentioned above are very common in the division9 36

4.4.3 What are some of the solutions to these factors mentioned above9 36

CHAPTER FIVE 37

DISCUSSION, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS 37

5.0 Introduction 37

5.1 Discussion of Findings 37

5.1.2 Factors in Extended Families that Lead to Sexual Abuse among Teenagers 37

5.1.2 Circumstances under which children of working parents engage in dating leading to

teenage pregnancy 38

5.1.3 Factors influencing teenage pregnancy due to single parenthood 38

5.2 Conclusion 40

5.3 Recommendations 41

5.4 Areas for Further Research 41

References 42

APPENDIX A 48

RESEARCH QUESTIONNAIRE 48

Appendix II: INTERVIEW GUIDE FOR PARENTS AND TEENAGE MOTHERS 53

APPENDIX B: BUDGET 54

ABSTRACT This study sought to assess the influence of family structure on teenage pregnancy in Kawempe division, the study was guided by the following objectives; to establish factors in extended families that lead to sexual abuse among teenagers; to examine circumstances under which children of working parents engage in dating leading to teenage pregnancy and to investigate factors influencing teenage pregnancy due to single parenthood. The study adopted a cross sectional study design of a case study design in nature. The study employed simple random and Purposive sampling techniques. The study instruments included, questionnaire survey and interview guide. The key study findings included; having multiple transitions is one of the factors that lead to sexual abuse among teenagers in extended families in Kawempe division, the stress associated with economic hardship can have a negative impact on children of working parents which leads them to engage in dating leading to teenage pregnancy and lastly separation and divorce lead to disruptions in parenting practices which influences teenage pregnancy due to single parenthood in Kawempe division. The researcher made the following conclusion; children grow up in many different structures of families and at different times in their lives, which exposes them to vulnerable conditions hence, teenage pregnancy. The study recommended that Parents or guardians who are experiencing conflicts in their families should consider counseling options as soon as possible to avoid negative effects on their children, In addition to efforts to prevent teen pregnancy; there is a need for programs to support teens who have already become parents in finishing their education.

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