GENDER INEQUALITY AND ITS INFLUENCE ON THE BOY CHILD IN THE PROMOTION OF QUALITY VOCATIONS FOR AUGUSTINIANS: A CASE OF THE VICARIATE OF SAINT RITA, KENYA

  • Atanasio Mwaniki
Keywords: Augustinians, Boy Child, Influence, Gender Inequality, Quality Vocation, Religious Vocation

Abstract

This thesis proposal aims at investigating Gender Inequality and its influence on the Boy Child in the promotion of Quality Vocations for Augustinians. It is a Qualitative study that will utilize the Phenomenological research design. It will use snowball and stratified research techniques. The target Population is the Augustinian Vicariate of Saint Rita, in Kenya. The research will draw on the behavioural theory to provide a framework for understanding the attitudes, behaviours, and perceptions of the Boy Child in relation to his vocational aspirations in Augustinian Missionaries. The study will use the Purposive sampling method. It will seek to answer several research questions, including the following: What is the prevailing perception of Gender Inequality in Kenya? What are the indicators of the neglect of the Boy Child in Kenya? How does gender inequality influence the Boy Child in the promotion of quality vocations to the Augustinian religious life? What are the mitigations to gender inequality in Kenya? The study's findings will be relevant to policy makers, educators, and stakeholders in the Kenyan education and vocational spheres. The research will provide acumen into the objections and opportunities faced by Boy in pursuing quality vocations in the Augustinians and suggest strategies for addressing them.

Published
2024-04-12
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