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ERIC Number: EJ1143909
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
An Assessment on Awareness and Acceptability of Child Adoption in Edo State
Aluyor, P.; Salami, L. I.
Journal of Education and Practice, v8 n14 p1-4 2017
The study examines the awareness and acceptability of child adoption in Edo State. The design used for the study was survey design. The population for the study is made up of adults male and female in Esan West Local Government Area. One hundred respondents were randomly selected using random sampling techniques. The validity was ascertained by experts Reliability was established using the split-half method. Coefficient reliability of 0.75 was obtained. The instrument used for data collection was a questionnaire with twenty items. The data was analyzed using simple percentages according to the research questions formulated. The results of this study revealed amongst others that there is awareness and acceptability of child adoption. But, Large percentage of respondents disagreed with the fact that adopted children should have equal right to properties as biological children. It was therefore recommended that pregnancies that are not planned for especially from teenagers should not be aborted, childless couples should be free to adopt child or children.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Nigeria
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