A Status and Perceived Attitude Towards Child Abuse Among Upper Primary Students

  • Vidyanand S. Khandagale Department of Education, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra-416004, India
  • Rajendra Chavan Department of Education, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra-416004, India
Keywords: Status, Perceived attitude, Child Abuse, Upper Primary School Students


Child abuse impedes an individual personality and leaves mark on the heart of an individual eventually and affects the growth and development. The children are most vulnerable and can be easily exploits. Child Abuse refers to the action which hurt or harms children in terms physical, emotional, sexual etc. The study was intended to find out the status and perceived attitude towards the child abuse among upper primary school students of Kolhapur city. A descriptive survey was conducted and the data was collected from 221 Upper Primary School students using structured questionnaire of child abuse. The findings of study were parents do not talk about the uncomfortable situations their child might face in absence of them along with and let the child make it know about the uncomfortable situation faced by their child to the responsible adult and the child to deal with such situations at school, movie, by doctor, friend or at a workshop. This is serious concern as parents must make aware about child abuse among their wards and Most of the Boys and Girls don’t know what to do if they will have to face any of the above mentioned situations. 


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How to Cite
Vidyanand S. Khandagale, & Rajendra Chavan. (2019). A Status and Perceived Attitude Towards Child Abuse Among Upper Primary Students. Issues and Ideas in Education, 7(2), 87-97. https://doi.org/10.15415/iie.2019.72009