DOES SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS OF PARENTS INFLUENCE GIRL CHILD EDUCATION IN ANAMBRA WEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ANAMBRA STATE.
The research work was on a study of Influence of Socio-Economic Status of Parents on the Girl-Child Education in Anambra West Local Government Area of Anambra State. Three research questions were formulated to guide the study. How does the social status of parents influence the girl-child education, to what extent have the economic status of parents influence the girl-child education, how can the educational background or level of parents influence the girl-child education. The study adopted descriptive survey research design. Simple random sampling technique was used to select one hundred and twenty–six (126) respondents. The instrument for data collection was a well-structured questionnaire. The data from collected respondents were set in tables and analysed using statistical mean score. 2.50 served as a decision rule. It was discovered that the girl-child education is a requirement for national development. Based on these findings, deductions and recommendations were made.