A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Video Teaching Programme on Knowledge and Attitude Regarding Sexual Abuse Among Adolescent Girls Attending at Selected School of Chhattisgarh

Authors

  • Bharti Patel M.Sc. Nursing Final Year, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, P.G. College of Nursing, Bhilai, India
  • Abhilekha Biswal Professor, Department of Child Health Nursing, P.G. College of Nursing, Bhilai, India
  • Seema Santosh Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, P.G. College of Nursing, Bhilai, India

Keywords:

Knowledge, Attitude, Sexual abuses, Adolescent girl, Video teaching programme

Abstract

Adolescent is a stage of development transition a bridge between childhood and adulthood. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines in 1996, adolescence as the period of life between ages 10 and 19 years. The word “Abuse” is based on a Latin word “abuses” means misused. United Nation has defined “Child sexual abuse is contact or interaction between children or interaction between a child and an older one more knowledgeable or child and adult when the child is being used as an object of gratification for the older child’s or adults’ sexual needs “One in 9 girls and 1 in 53 boys under the age of 18 experience sexual abuse or assault at the hands of an adult. 82% of all victims under 18 are female. Females ages 16-19 are 4 times more likely than the general population to be victims of rape, attempted rape, or sexual assault. Teaching children that they have a right to control access to their bodies, how to distinguish ‘good’ from ‘bad’ touches, not to keep secrets about bad touches, how to say no to someone, and that it is important to tell someone about the abuse are critical in protecting children, but the effectiveness of this approach is still undetermined. Objectives: To assess the pre and post test knowledge on sexual abuse among adolescent girls studying at selected school of Chandrapur. To assess the pre and post test attitude on sexual abuse among adolescent girls studying at selected school of Chandrapur. To find out the effectiveness of video teaching programme regarding knowledge and attitude on sexual abuse among adolescent girls studying at selected school of Chandrapur. To assess the correlation between knowledge and attitude regarding sexual abuses among adolescent girls studying at selected school of Chandrapur. To find out the association between pre test knowledge and attitude about sexual abuse with selected sociodemographic variables among adolescent girls studying at selected school of Chandrapur. Results: Major finding of these study are out of 60 sample in the overall analysis of pre and post test knowledge score of sexual abuse among adolescent girl, In post test knowledge score of adolescent girls majority of students 46(76.67%) had good knowledge, and 14(23.33) had average knowledge regarding sexual abuse. So, it indicates that knowledge score improved from average to good after video assisted teaching programme on sexual abuse. Overall analysis of pre and post test attitude score of sexual abuse among adolescent girl, In post test attitude score of adolescent girl 46(76.67%) had good attitude, 14(23.33) had average attitude regarding sexual abuse. So, it indicates that attitude is changed from average to good after video assisted teaching programme on sexual abuse.

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Published

06-04-2022

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B. Patel, A. Biswal, and S. Santosh, “A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Video Teaching Programme on Knowledge and Attitude Regarding Sexual Abuse Among Adolescent Girls Attending at Selected School of Chhattisgarh”, IJRESM, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 1–3, Apr. 2022.

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