GENDER IDENTITY AND THE STIGMATIZATION OF THE GIRL-CHILD

  • Julie Akpotor, PhD Delta State University, Abraka
Keywords: Gender identify, Prostitution, Witchcraft Practices, The girl child, Stigmatization

Abstract

The article being an inferential study examined gender identity and the stigmatization of the girl-child. The sample size was 526 participants. A survey method with the use of questionnaire was adopted for the study and data was analyzed using regression analysis. The results revealed a relationship in the two hypotheses tested. It was therefore recommended that people should refrain from derogatory statements and disdained attitude that debases the girl-child for what she knows nothing about.

Author Biography

Julie Akpotor, PhD, Delta State University, Abraka

Department of Sociology/Psychology

Published
2019-07-14
How to Cite
Akpotor, J. (2019). GENDER IDENTITY AND THE STIGMATIZATION OF THE GIRL-CHILD. Social Science Research, 4(1). Retrieved from http://journals.aphriapub.com/index.php/SSR/article/view/891
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Articles