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Workneh Gebreselassie (2015)
Publisher: IJSTR
Journal: International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research
Languages: English
Types: Article
Subjects: enforced, Q, act, frustration, impact, Science, harassment, intimidation, sexual, status

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Introduction-Sexual harassment is negative sexual act without the interest of the female It include sexual jokes showing sexual photos film pictures bad sexual words touching her body interrupting her way enforced kissing sexual intimidation snatching exercise books and other materials. These bad acts have negative impact on the female students. It create frustration unwanted pregnancy HIV AIDS hopelessness lack of self confidence and drop out USAID2014 Master et.al 1992. This research work is likely to enrich the knowledge about condition of sexual harassment and initiate concerned policy makers Administrators security body parents and the society as a whole to assess their strategies and strengthened their efforts in order to create better corrective measures for prevention of sexual harassment. Objective - Status of sexual harassment and associated factors in the case of Adwa College of teachers and educational leadership education extension students Methodology - institutional based cross sectional study design was employed This research work has been carried out by dispatching self administered questionnaires randomly among 196 extension students of Adwa College of teachers and educational leadership education of 2014. The education level of the respondents was both 1st and 2nd year. The researcher has been influenced to limit the data collection with in this college because of financial and time constraints. eight classes had been taken randomly and self administered questionnaire had been given for all the available studentstrainees found in each class The collected data was analyzed quantitatively entering in to a computer using SPSS version 16 using Chi- square Annova Sign test Result - Among the 189 respondents female trainees 177 93.7 were living in rent house whereas 126.3 with their parent. Among the 189 respondents 10455 encountered with sexual harassment. The major types of sexual harassment were sexual intimidation by waiting on the way to from college 11035.7 followed by bad sexual words. 5216.9. Followed by rape 4514.6. Followed by beating 3712. Followed by snatching of educational materials like exercise book ampothers 30 9.7. Followed by enforced kissing 247.8 lastly enforced marriage 10 3.3 with significant difference of P0.05. Majority of the harassers have been unknown males to the victims on the way to from college 7673. Followed to this the renters of the house them selves12 11.5.Followed by class mates 98.6. lastly family members of the renters 76.9 with significant difference of P0.01. The major consequences of the sexual harassment were unwanted pregnancy 3237.2 and loss of virginity 21 24.4. Conclusion and recommendation This research work has investigated sexual harassment as series problem of the female extension students of Adwa College of teachers and educational leadership education. Majority more than half of the female extension students have been found affected by sexual harassment. Majority of the harassers have been unknown to the victims and made sexual intimidation waiting on the way of the victim tofrom college. In order to make free our female students from this evil activity the college management body should create strong relation with the Adwa town administration in order to create awareness on the town society about the bad activity of sexual harassment and influence them in contributing on its prevention. The college management and the security body together should also create awareness on the college students with especial focus to the female extension students on how to prevent themselves from sexual harassment.

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