Maneesha Kaur, Lingaraju Ar
Abstract: Introduction: Children are the gift of god they must be given healthy and caring environment. Today, child sexual abuse is becoming worldwide problem which need to be cured. In every country children have right to live in a physically or mentally healthy society or to have education, medical facilities with equality in gender. Objectives: To evaluate the effectiveness of teaching program on understanding of child sexual abuse among school aged children. Method: Pub med, Google scholar searched for narrative review, to assess the level of knowledge regarding child sexual abuse among school aged children. Eligibility requirements of the article had been executed on the idea of the subsequent standard. Result: Out of 5 articles the first articles result shows that in pre test 14 (47 %) had poor knowledge, 9 (30 %) had average knowledge, 7 (23 %) had good knowledge. After the educational programme result of post test 12 (40 %) had average knowledge, 18 (60 %) had good knowledge. Second articles result shows that, in pre test 60 % were having average knowledge, 40 % were having bad knowledge and after the structure coaching programme post test result is 80 % were having good Knowledge and 20 % were having average knowledge. Third articles result shows that in pre test 55 % were having moderately knowledge, 45 % were having inadequate knowledge and after structure teaching program was conducted post test. In post test 73.3 % were having moderately knowledge, 18.3 % were having adequate knowledge and 8.3 % were having inadequate knowledge. The fourth article result shows in pre test 58 % have been having poor knowledge, 42 % were having average knowledge, 0 % was having adequate knowledge and after video assisted teaching program conducted was post test. In post test result of 92 % had been having good knowledge and 8 % had been having average knowledge. The last articles result shows that, the post test mean score 28.85 (SD 3.85) became higher than the pre test mean score 14.85 (SD- 5.13), so the mean difference of 13.27. The statistical paired t 12.88 is greater than the table value. The pre test attitude score was 48.45 %, post test attitude score was 84 % that were good. Above results shows that all five articles are fully effective, four of them article were based on educational programme and the other one was based on video assisted teaching program. Conclusion: Through different studies, we found that children have a lack of knowledge about child sexual abuse; it affects health in many different ways. It is very necessary to provide adequate knowledge regarding child sexual abuse. Structure teaching program and video assisted teaching program enhance the knowledge among school children, which was founded through the review.
Keywords: Child sexual abuse, school children, sexual exploitation, knowledge, adolescent