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dc.contributor.authorMburu, Evan Njuguna
dc.date.accessioned2021-06-02T13:12:29Z
dc.date.available2021-06-02T13:12:29Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.citationAfrican Research Journal of Education and Social Sciences, 5(2), 2018en_US
dc.identifier.issn2312-0134
dc.identifier.urihttp://arjess.org/catholic-churchs-pastoral-counseling-role-in-addressing-domestic-violence-against-women-in-marriage-in-muranga-county-kenya/
dc.identifier.urihttp://ir-library.ku.ac.ke/handle/123456789/22245
dc.descriptionA research article published in African Research Journal of Education and Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.abstractThe main purpose of this study was to examine the role of pastoral counseling by the Catholic Church in addressing domestic violence against women in marriage, in Maragua Parish, Murang’a County. Survey research design was used in this study. The main respondents of this study population were the married couples. The target population for this study was 5420 catholic church members. The sample size included 360 married couples from the parish. Random sampling procedure was used to arrive at the sample. The main research instruments used in the study was questionnaire. Quantitative data analysis procedure was used where data were analyzed and reported in frequencies and percentages and summarized using figures and tables. Quantitative analytical software, namely SPSS was used to process the data. The results showed that Catholic church played a critical role in addressing domestic violence against women in marriage through increasing confidence and self-esteem among women. The study also took into account the contribution of the male members of the society, with a call to respect women and help create coexistence in the society. This study informs the role that faith based organizations could play in addressing gender based disparities in society.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherAfrican Research Journal of Education and Social Sciencesen_US
dc.subjectPastoral Counsellingen_US
dc.subjectCatholic Church's role in Addressing Domestic Violenceen_US
dc.subjectViolence against womenen_US
dc.subjectWomen in Marriageen_US
dc.titleCatholic Church’s Pastoral Counseling Role in Addressing Domestic Violence against Women in Marriage in Muranga County, Kenyaen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US


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