Child violence in primary schools in Kawempe division, Kampala district
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The purpose of this study is to assess child violence in primary schools in Uganda. Child violence and child abuse have been a problem in in different primary schools, homes and many other places. This research has also identified the strong connection between child violence and the children’s performance in class. Qualitative methods of data collection where used during field work and these were key informant interviews, participant observations, focus group discussions and documentations and records. These where used with the guidance of the research tools data collection which include; interview guide and observation checklist. All these methods were used to collect relevant information according to the objectives that were drafted in the proposal. Information was drafted from the participants at the primary school especially the teachers and the pupils. The results of the findings showed that violence is still a big problem in Ugandan schools and many pupils have fallen victim, these acts are protracted through physical violence that includes fighting, carpal punishments among others. Non-physical violence, verbal violence exposed through insults and harassment and sexual violence through rape, sexually bulling. Chapter one includes the background to the study, child violence in primary schools, charter two includes literature review following the objectives, chapter three includes the research methodology, chapter four includes presentation and interpretation of findings. Chapter five also includes the conclusion and recommendation.