Age and Gender as Correlates of Refugee Pupils’ Acquisition of Tolerance Skill

  • A Ekine
  • I Oluwasakin


The issues of violence, war and disaster have been a current thing in the globe. In Africa currently, there are fifteen countries either in war or  experiencing post –war conflicts; the after effect of these mostly are women and children. This paper examined the effect of age and gender as correlates of refugee pupils. acquisition of tolerance skill. A total of 136 pupils aged  eight-fifteen years of Oru Refugee camp Ijebu-Ode were participants .67 male and 69 females. The result showed that 4% of the children had healthy  tolerance level with 24% having dangerously low tolerance level.Futhermore, out of the 67 males involved in the study, only 12% had high tolerance the case of the females out of 69,16% had high/moderate tolerance level. Implications of the results were analyzed.

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