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A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme on Knowledge and Attitude regarding safety measures against sexual Harassment among adolescent girls in selected school at Dehradun, Uttarakhand


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A pre-experimental study was carried out to evaluate the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge and attitude regarding safety measures against sexual harassment among adolescent girls. A pre- experimental one group per test post-test design was used to evaluate the effectiveness of planned teaching programme. The sample consists of 80 adolescent girls of Government girls inter college Dehradun, Uttarakhand. Consecutive sampling technique was used for the selection of samples. The data was collected through self-structured questionnaire. Result shows the major findings indicated that 90% were having average knowledge while only 3.75% were having adequate knowledge regarding safety measures against sexual harassment. The data also suggested that 17.5% girls were having negative attitude, while merely 21.25% girls were holding positive attitude towards safety measure against sexual harassment. Structured teaching programme is found to be very effective method to improve knowledge regarding safety measures against sexual harassment but there is little difference in change in attitude towards the safety measure against sexual harassment. The mean post-test level of knowledge was significantly higher than the mean pre-test knowledge score that is 12.11 in pre-test and 17.42 in post- test with paired “t” =14.85, which was significant at p<0.05 level. The mean pre-test attitude score was 28.86 and post test score is 30.15 with paired “t” = 2.19 at P= 0.05 significance. On finding the association of knowledge and attitude with their demographic variable, there was no association estimated by yates corelation and chi square test. On the basis of findings, it is recommended that a similar study may be replicated using a large number of participants. More intervention studies should be carried out for improving the knowledge and attitude regarding safety measures against sexual harassment.

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Adolescent girls, Sexual Harassment, Knowledge, Attitude, Planned teaching programme.
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Assistant Professor, Siddhartha Nursing Education and Research Institute, Dehradun., India

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A pre-experimental study was carried out to evaluate the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge and attitude regarding safety measures against sexual harassment among adolescent girls. A pre- experimental one group per test post-test design was used to evaluate the effectiveness of planned teaching programme. The sample consists of 80 adolescent girls of Government girls inter college Dehradun, Uttarakhand. Consecutive sampling technique was used for the selection of samples. The data was collected through self-structured questionnaire. Result shows the major findings indicated that 90% were having average knowledge while only 3.75% were having adequate knowledge regarding safety measures against sexual harassment. The data also suggested that 17.5% girls were having negative attitude, while merely 21.25% girls were holding positive attitude towards safety measure against sexual harassment. Structured teaching programme is found to be very effective method to improve knowledge regarding safety measures against sexual harassment but there is little difference in change in attitude towards the safety measure against sexual harassment. The mean post-test level of knowledge was significantly higher than the mean pre-test knowledge score that is 12.11 in pre-test and 17.42 in post- test with paired “t” =14.85, which was significant at p<0.05 level. The mean pre-test attitude score was 28.86 and post test score is 30.15 with paired “t” = 2.19 at P= 0.05 significance. On finding the association of knowledge and attitude with their demographic variable, there was no association estimated by yates corelation and chi square test. On the basis of findings, it is recommended that a similar study may be replicated using a large number of participants. More intervention studies should be carried out for improving the knowledge and attitude regarding safety measures against sexual harassment.

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Adolescent girls, Sexual Harassment, Knowledge, Attitude, Planned teaching programme.

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