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Abortion (1)
Abortion has been a widely debated subject across the globe in some western European countries being legalized. Unsafe abortions being carried out in Kenya is a leading cause of maternal and mortality. In Kenya abortion is a crime unless under very special circumstances like saving the life of the mother. Nonetheless people still commit the crime through various ways that are harmful both to the mother and the unborn child and may even result to death. The need for secrecy to avoid being condemned, the law, and the perceived high cost of safer abortion, have been known to be the reason why so many of our young women die during this process as they seek help from community midwives, drug sellers and untrained helpers at lower costs. Some of the common methods that have been used include drinking tea that has a high concentration of tealeaves, drinking a lot of undiluted juice and in some cases even drinking a mixture of washing detergent like ‘omo’ has been said to do the trick. The purpose of this study is to determine the perception of abortion among social work students in Maasai Mara University and find out their take on how they think abortion affects people especially the mother afterwards. The general objective of this study is to determine the perception of social work students in Maasai Mara University concerning the topic abortion, while the specific objective of the study will be to find out what social, economic, cultural, and psychological factors that influence the perception or view of the students towards abortion. The theories that will be used are the ethical theories which include the teleological theory and the deontological theory according to the Kantian perspective. In order to achieve the objectives of this study, the study will apply the non-probability sampling method in which sampling will be used. The data of the study will be collected through the closed-ended questionnaires, and through interviews and group discussion and interactions. The study will apply both qualitative and quantitative data analysis method to analyze the collected questions. The data collected from the respondents will be analyzed by use of descriptive statistics comprising of tables graphs and pie charts. Therefore this study is conducted to determine the perception of students in Maasai Mara University on abortion and how the think it impacts those who carry it out. (1)
Access to resources is the opportunity to make use of a resource for a larger gain and acquiring or gaining possession over the resource. Resources are an important factor in advancing peoples’ autonomy and rights. Assessment of access to and control of resources has been a fundamental tool of gender analysis over the past years and due to gendered division of labour, patriarchal cultural norms and laws and, women in all their diversity have been denied access to resources such as education, health services, credit, land and technologies . The purpose of the study was to determine factors influencing women access and acquisition of resources in Mbeere South Sub County, Embu County. The specific objectives of the study were to find out effect of cultural factors, social factors, influence of perception, attitude and judgment and examine legal requirements necessary for resource access and allocation of resources in Mbeere South Sub County, Embu County. The study adopted the Gender and Development theory from which the conceptual framework was developed. A descriptive research design was adopted for this study. The target population comprised of 650 women participating in women groups. A sample size of 65 women was selected for the study using simple random sampling method. An open ended questionnaire was then used as the data collection instrument for the study. The questionnaire was pilot tested to test for validity and reliability. The data was analyzed using descriptive statistics. The study established an association between social cultural factors, legal factors, education and perception and attitudes about women and women access and control of resources. Based on the findings the study concluded that Culture and education have the highest influence in women access and control of resources. The study also established a significant relationship between legal factors, perceptions and attitudes and access and acquisition of resources. The study concluded that women’s access and acquisition of resources is influenced by social cultural factors, education level, legal factors and perceptions and attitudes about women. Conclusions were drawn that the findings of the study support the theory of Gender and Development. It recommends that, legal institutions be strengthened to assist women in their quest for access and acquiring resources. Campaigns and education on the needs to empower women should be done to have a common knowledge on the benefits of the same. The government and the community at large will benefit since the benefits of this initiatives will trickle down to the overall economy. (1)
Accounting practices budget implementation (1)
Accounting system, financial information system (1)
adoption of certified maize (1)
Advertisements, gaze, innovation, multimodality, visual semiotics (1)
advertisements, innovation, modes of signification, multimodality, visual semiotics (1)
Afrique subsaharienne (1)

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