Child Abuse And Its Implication On Academic Performance Of Secondary School Students

Child Abuse And Its Implication On Academic Performance Of Secondary School Students

ABSTRACT

This study examined the implications of child abuse on academic performance of secondary school students in Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State. The populations used for the study include five (5) secondary schools totaling 2,400. From these numbers, 100 respondents were used using random sampling technique. The instrument for data collection employed was questionnaire, simple percentage was used as method of data collection to analyze data collected from respondents. The result of the data analyzed, should that there is a sign W cant difference between the academic performance of the abuse and the unabused child, there is a I significant difference between the academic performance of children staying with their parents and children staying with guardians or caretaker. There is a sign Jlcant difference between the academic performance of children of -the educated and no education parents. Based on the finding, the following recommendations were made among caller, that parents should devote more time and attention to their children, government should set in nation community and public enlighten intent campaigns, government should consider the desirability of enacting special laws against child abuse and other childhood maltreatments in the country.

TABLE OF CONTENT

Abstract                  I

Table of Content             II

CHAPTER ONE

1.0 INTRODUCTION   1

1.1 Background of the  Study  1

1.2 Statement of Problem   3

1.3 Purpose of the Study  4

1.4 Significance of the Study  4

1.5 Research Question   4

1.6 Hypotheses Formulation

1.7 4

CHAPTER TWO

2.0 Review Related Literature  6

2.1 The Concept of Child Abuse   6

2.2 Features of Child Abuse 7 2.

2.3 2.1 Physical Abuse  7

2.2     Sexual Abuse  8

2.2.3   Emotional Abuse  9

2.3 Causes of Child Abuse 10 Broken Home 10

TheHome 11

Economic Status of Parents 12

Individual Psychopathology 13

Religious and Culture 13

Unwanted Pregnancy 13

Educational Status Of The Parents 14

2.4 Effect of Child Abuse 14

2.5 Development and Academic Performance 15

2.6 Implications for Education Policy 16

2.7 Solution to Child Abuse 17

2.8 SOME STEPS TAKEN BY ORGANIZATION, 1NDWIDUAL 18 AND THE GOVERNMENT TO STOP THE ISSUE OF CHILD ABUSE IN IKA SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA.

CHAPTER THREE

3.0 METHODOLOGY  20

3.1 Research Design  20

3.2 Population of the Study  20

3.3    Sample and Sampling Technique  20

3.4  Research Instrument  20

3.5 Validity of the Instrument  21

3.6 Reliability of the Instrument  21

3.7 Administration of the Instrument  21

3.8 Method of Data Analysis  21

CHAPTER FOUR

Data Analysis and lnterpretation  23

4.1 Summary of findings  25

4.2 Testing of Hypothesis  26

CHAPTER FIVE

5.0 Discussion, Conclusion and Recommendation 31

5.1 Discussion of Findings  31

5.2 Conclusions    31

5.3 Recommendation    32

5.4 Laws Protecting the Child    33

5.5 Limitation      34

5.6 Suggestion for Further Studies .

5.7 REFERENCES  36

APPENDIX


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