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Title: Migration Of School Girls From Raya Kobo Wereda To Middle East' . Antecedents And Consequences
???metadata.dc.contributor.*???: , Daniel Desta, (Dr)
Genene, Yilma
Keywords: Girls' migration to the Middle East has become
Issue Date: Jun- 20
Publisher: Addis Ababa University
Abstract: Girls' migration to the Middle East has become a hot issue in Ethiopia, Hence, in Amhara National Regional State, North Wollo zone. .specific place of Raya Kobo wereda the study has been conducted focusing on school girls' migration to the Middle East to examine its antecedences and consequences. The research has been conducted in two rural and two urban kebeles of primary and secondary schools. The purpose of the study is to find out what factors motivate school girls to migrate and to see what happened on girls as a result of migration. The research applied mainly the qualitative research method with the ínstruments of Key Informant Interview (K11), Focus Group Discussion (FGD), Document review and In-depth interview and also supported by quantitative data collection instrument-questionnaire. The research subjects were selected by systematic, purposive, simple random and snow ball sampling techniques. The research finding shows the driving factors for girls migration are; economic problem, family pressure, peer pressure, remittance pressure, teachers imposition, absence of job opportunity, prolifiaration of illegal brokers, money lenders and private agencies, low quality of education, drag addiction and existence of relatives in the Middle East. Hence, this has resulted in the filllowing consequences: increase in school dropout, loss of interest to learn, physically and sexually abuse, low academic result, existence of interest conflicts between parents and daughters, loosen relationship with teachers and principals. loss of asset and displacement of parents with their daughters and influence on school boys regular class attendance. However, some have managed to generate assets for their families and themselves. In addition, the early marriage problem in the area has been dramatically decreased Finally, the finding shows that the problem is very much interwoven and affecting d1`fferent social sectors of the community. Hence, it requires collective eflorts among government, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOS) and other Community Based Organizations (CBOS) to mitigate existing problems in the area and retain girls in school.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/13973
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