International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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M.Tech / M.E / PhD Thesis | Education Management | Kenya | Volume 7 Issue 5, May 2018

Female Genital Mutilation and its Effect in Public Primary Schools Participation by the Girl Child: A Study of Samburu County, Kenya

Gladys Nyambura Njogu

Abstract: This study aimed at establishing the influence of FGM on public primary schools in Wamba Ward Samburu East sub county of Samburu County. The specific objectives were to establish the influence of FGM on girls performance, absenteesim, dropout rate and early marriages. The researcher employed the Liberal Feminism theory which focuses on analysing gender inequality and how girls miss opportunities through education. A detailed description of research design was used (survey), target population, sample size, frame and sampling procedure, reliability, validity, data collection, analysis techniques and ethical considerations of the study have been given in the project. Questionnaires, interview and direct observations by the researcher were used to collect data. The study involved 96 girls and 10 head teachers as the respondents who were obtained through the use of double simple random sampling. The data was analyzed using SPSS. The study findings revealed poor enrollment and completion rates.

Keywords: Female Genital Mutilation, Absenteeism, dropout rate, early marriages, Academic performance

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 5, May 2018,

Pages: 1267 - 1277

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