Causes Of Poverty In Swaziland

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INTRODUCTION Unintended pregnancyis pregnancy that is unplanned for at the time of conception. It mainly results from lack of or incorrect use of contraceptivesand lack of education about contraceptive methods.Poverty is not having enough money to meet basic needs such as, food, clothing and shelter. This is an issue affecting all countries globally, especially Swaziland where most people are living below the poverty line .Poverty is a matter which all of us are aware of but do not actually know how it is greatly affecting people living in that situation.Unintended pregnancies may lead to poverty.Focusing on being uneducated about preventing pregnancies as the main cause of poverty, it can be said that people in Swaziland are increasingly less…show more content…
In November 2013, the World food programme concluded that poverty in Swaziland is caused by factors such as the scarcity of food sources as there has been change in weather patterns which has resulted in natural disasters such as drought and floods therefore making it hard for Swazis. This has brought struggles to have food as 70% of them rely on subsistence farming. As a result they have to face the high prices of food. They also highlighted that diseases or illnesses such as HIV and TB have also contributed, as these diseases affect the people’s performance as less are getting the correct medical care more especially with pregnant women and children. This has resulted in weak economic performance of the…show more content…
Designing a study helps the researcher to plan and implement the study in a way that will help the researcher to obtain the intended results, thus increasing the chances of obtaining information that could be associated with the real situation (Burns and Grove 2001:223). Research Methodology The term methodology refers to the overall approaches and perspectives to the research process as a whole and is concerned with why you collected certain data, what data you collected, where you collected it, and how you analysed it (Collis and Hussey, 2003:55). Research method A research method refers to the various specific tools or ways data can be collected and analysed, e.g. a questionnaire, interview checklist, data analysis software etc. For this research, a quantitative, explanatory approach was adopted to investigate whether there is a correlation between poverty and unintended pregnancies among women in the Matsapha textile industry. Sampling Sampling is the process of selecting units (e.g., people, organisations) from a population of interest so that by studying the sample we may fairly generalise our results back to the population from which they were

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