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Effectiveness of Institutional Frameworks in Curbing Gender Based Violence in Selected Public Universities in Kenya

Authors(4) :-Chawiyah Rebeccah. O. A, Onkware Ken, Koteng' Ggace, Ocholla Alphayo A

Kenya is one of the countries which battle with Gender Based violence (GBV). This vice is more common against women and girl child. Most victims become silence with it for fear of their lives after being threatened by the perpetrators. Kenyan learning institutions are not left behind when it comes to GBV cases. It has been noted with concern by a demographic survey that most universities have not put in place proper and effective framework to curb GBV prevalence within those institutions. Health Providers do not have clear records of reported GBV cases, cleared cases, satisfactory justice provision records among the university students and staff members. Most of the concerned staff members are not fully aware of the GBV vices undertaking place in their places of work. The current study investigated the effectiveness of institutional frameworks addressing gender based violence in universities in universities in Kenya. The study design adopted was cross sectional survey. Questionnaires was used in data collection, qualitative data was be analyzed SPSS software. This was done by x2-tests to find out the effectiveness of institutional frameworks in place at the universities. The findings were recorded and discussed appropriately.
Chawiyah Rebeccah. O. A, Onkware Ken, Koteng' Ggace, Ocholla Alphayo A
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Publication Details
  Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 7 | September-October 2017
  Date of Publication : 2017-10-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 967-974
Manuscript Number : IJSRST17367
Publisher : Technoscience Academy
PRINT ISSN : 2395-6011
ONLINE ISSN : 2395-602X
Cite This Article :
Chawiyah Rebeccah. O. A, Onkware Ken, Koteng' Ggace, Ocholla Alphayo A, "Effectiveness of Institutional Frameworks in Curbing Gender Based Violence in Selected Public Universities in Kenya", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 3, Issue 7, pp.967-974, September-October-2017
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Integrated Weed Management in Soybean (Glycine max L.)

Authors(2) :-Patil Vidya U., P.U.Raundal

Soybean is a rainy season crop and intense weed competition during the active phase of growth is one of the constraints in realizing higher soybean productivity. Yield reduction in soybean due to poor weeds management ranges from 12 to 85 per cent depending on weed flora and their density. Present study was conducted during kharif season of 2014, 2015, 2016 in Nashik Dist., to study the effect of different weed management practices on growth and yield of soybean, to test the efficacy of promising weed control practices in soybean, to study the weed dynamics in soybean. Growth contributing characters viz. plant height spread, number of branches and dry matter and yield contributing characters like number of seeds pod-1, number of pods plant-1, weight of pods plant-1, 1000 grain weight, grain and straw yield were found significantly superior in weed free check followed by pendimethalin @ 1kg a.i. ha-1 fb one hoeing at 30 DAS. The treatment weed free check recorded significantly highest grain and straw yield followed by pendimethalin @ 1kg a.i. ha-1 fb one hoeing at 30 DAS as compared to weedy check. As regards the economics of different weed treatments pendimethalin @ 1kg a.i. ha-1 fb one hoeing at 30 DAS recorded highest net monetary returns and benefit : cost ratio followed by Imazethapyr@ 0.15kg a.i. ha-1 (POE) at 15 DAS fb hoeing at 30 DAS and Thus, in integrated weed control method, chemical plus mechanical methods like pendimethalin plus hoeing in combination were found economical in controlling weeds in kharif soybean.
Patil Vidya U., P.U.Raundal
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Publication Details
  Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 8 | November-December 2017
  Date of Publication : 2017-12-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 49-54
Manuscript Number : IJSRST17367
Publisher : Technoscience Academy
PRINT ISSN : 2395-6011
ONLINE ISSN : 2395-602X
Cite This Article :
Patil Vidya U., P.U.Raundal, "Integrated Weed Management in Soybean (Glycine max L.)", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 3, Issue 8, pp.49-54, November-December-2017
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