Parental Sensitivity and Their Awareness on a Child Sexual Harassment


This paper surveyed parental sensitivity and their knowledge towards a child sexual harassment. The assumption is that if parents are sensitive towards a child sexual harassment, they will take preventive actions such as educating their child on sexual prevention education. The study utilized a survey research method using a set of questionnaire that had been developed based on the research carried out by Mohan, (2015) and Mlekwa, (2016). This study involved 120 parents who has a child at the age of one until 17 years old. The data gathered then analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) version 22.0, involving description statistics. Result shows that the parents’ knowledge and attitudes regarding child sexual harassment is high. This means that they are quite knowledgeable towards their child safety.


Sexual harassment, knowledge, sensitivity, child


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