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ERIC Number: ED542978
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Apr
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 14
ISSN: ISSN-2161-6248
Public Sensitization as a Tool for Preventing Domestic Violence against Women in Nsukka Education Zone, Enugu State, Nigeria
Oyeoku, E. K.; Meziobi, D.; Ezegbe, N. B.; Obikwelu, C. L.
Online Submission, US-China Education Review B v3 n4 p245-252 Apr 2013
The main purpose of the study was to evolve modalities for preventing domestic violence against women in Nsukka education zone. Three research questions and two null hypotheses guided the study. The sample comprised 150 urban women and 450 rural women in Nsukka education zone. A 20-item questionnaire was developed, validated, and administered to these respondents. The result indicated that the measures for preventing violence against women in Nsukka education zone included among other things, the use of police, dialogue, the use of mass media, advocacy through traditional leaders, seminars, and workshops. The researchers recommended that seminars and workshops should be organized to educate members of the public on the dangers of violence against women, government should employ stringent measures against people who perpetrate violence against women, and girl-child education should be made compulsory to equip her socially and economically to enable her to become aware and exercise her rights as a good citizen of the society. (Contains 5 tables.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Nigeria