Incidence of Early Marriage in Ghana


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TABLE OF CONTENTS

CONTENT                                                                                                    PAGE

DECLARATION      iii

DEDICATION      iv

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS    v

TABLE OF CONTENTS    vi

LIST OF TABLES    ix

LIST OF ACRONYMS    x

ABSTRACT    xi

CHAPTER ONE:INTRODUCTION   1

1.1. Background to the Study  1

1.2. Statement of the Problem   4

1.3. Purpose of Study  6

1.4. Research Objectives  6

1.5. Research Questions  6

1.6. Significance of the Study  6

1.7. Delimitation  7

1.8. Organization of the Study  8

1.9. Definition of Terms  8

CHAPTER TWO:LITERATURE REVIEW    10

2.1. Introduction  10

2.2. Concept of Early Marriage  10

2.3. Causes of Early Marriage in Ghana  12

2.4. Effects of Early Marriage  19

2.5. Institutional Measures to Address Early Marriages  24

2.6. Summary of Literature Review   28

CHAPTER THREE:METHODOLOGY   30

3.1. Introduction  30

3.2. Research Approach  30

3.3. Research Design  31

3.4. Setting of the Study  31

3.5. Population of the Study  31

3.6. Sample and Sampling Techniques  31

3.7. Data Collection Instruments and Techniques  32

3.8. Trustworthiness  32

3.9. Data Analysis  33

3.10. Ethical Consideration  33

CHAPTER FOUR:FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION   34

4.0. Introduction  34

4.1. Demographic Data of Participants Involved in the Study  34

4.2. Analysis and Discussion  36

4.2.1. Early Marriage and its Causes in Kokofu-Anweaso Community  36

4.2.1.1. Poverty  37

4.2.1.2. Illiteracy  38

4.2.2.  Effects of Early Marriage on Victims in Kokofu-Anweaso Community  39

4.2.2.1. Financial Challenges  40

4.2.2.2. Indulge in Adultery and Sexual Violence  41

4.2.3.   Institutional Measures to Address Early Marriages  42

4.2.3.1.  Enforcement of Law and Respect for Law   43

4.2.3.2. Parental-Care and Control44

CHAPTER FIVE:SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS  46

5.0. Introduction  46

5.1. Summary and Major Findings  46

5.2. Conclusions  48

5.3. Recommendations  48

5.4.  Limitations of the Study  50

5.5. Areas for Further Studies  50

REFERENCES    51

APPENDIX      57

APPENDIX A      58

APPENDIX B      59

  • Department: Social Studies
  • Project ID: SOS0015
  • Access Fee: ₦5,000
  • Pages: 44 Pages
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