Socio-Cultural Factors on the Girl-Child Education in Secondary Schools In Ihiala Local Government Area Of Anambra State, Nigeria


This research examines the effect of socio-cultural factors on the Girl-Child education in secondary schools in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State. It is a survey study. The research also took not of some key factors, which among other things, include the great attitude of parents towards girl-child education effect of early marriage. Influence of the family background and size and the socio-economic situation in the community. The findings showed that almost all the above mentioned factors are responsible for limited access of the girl-child education. To limit or reduce the effect of the factors, therefore, the researcher recommends and suggests more awareness campaign, not only for girls but also for parents to take seriously the education of their girl-child. Just as they do for their boy-child. The researcher also suggests ways for improving on girl-child in Ihiala community and all other communities that share similar cultural and socio-economic similarities with Ihiala community

Keywords: Ihiala Local Government Area, Socio-Cultural Factors Girl-Child Education

Unique Article ID: IJELD-109
Article Review Status: Published

Pages: 71-74 (Download PDF)

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