The Effect of Peace Building Activities on the Welfare of Women in Post War Gulu Municipality (Uganda) March 2015.
This study was carried out under the topic the effect of peace building activities on the welfare of women in post war of Gulu municipality (Uganda). The study was guided by the following objectives: to establish the relationship between economic peace building activities and the welfare of women, to examine the effect of social peace building activities on the welfare of women and to establish the effect of political peace building activities on the welfare of women in Gulu municipality. The study was basically correlation survey design. Sixty three (63) questionnaires were administered to the respondents while fifty (50) were returned. An interview schedules were also administered to three groups of women to collect data. The sampling techniques were purposive and simple random sampling techniques. The data was analyzed using descriptive statistics and Pearson correlation. The study found that there is a strong and positive correlation between economic peace building activities and women welfare. The study also reveals that there is a weak and positive correlation between social peace building activities and women’s welfare. It however reveals that there is a weak and positive correlation between political peace building activities and women’s welfare. The study therefore concluded that, peace building activities such as economics like infrastructural improvements were so fundamental in improving women welfare. Social peace building activities affects women’s welfare as well as political peace building activities. These activities are remarkably important in peace building processes and subsequently the welfare of women. The study recommends that there is need to increase and make substantial funding from the state, local government and other nongovernmental organizations to facilitate economic peace building activities and to help women improve their welfare