Reproductive System & Sexual Disorders: Current Research

Reproductive System & Sexual Disorders: Current Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-038X

32466902150

Sexual Harassment Phenomena among Female Students at Mansoura University


2nd International Conference on Reproductive Health and Medicine

June 26-27, 2017 London, UK

Amany M Shebl, Hanan Awad M Elmashad and Samia I Hassan

Prof.of Medical Surgical Nursing 1, Assistant prof. of Woman Health Nursing and Midwifery 2, Faculty of Nursing, Mansoura University

Posters & Accepted Abstracts: Reprod Syst Sex Disord

Abstract :

Background: sexual harassment is considered to be a hot zone where the harassed still view it a taboo. This is due to community environment, norms, culture, and values. The present study aimed to explore sexual harassment phenomena among female students at Mansoura University. Study design: An exploratory descriptive design was used in the conduction of the study. The study setting: was carried out in different 17 faculties at Mansoura University, Egypt. Study subjects: A total 1070 female students from various faculties were selected by convenient sample technique. Tools of data collection: a structured interviewing questionnaire was designed by the researcher. It consisted of 2 parts; part one to assess general characteristics and second part consisted of questions related to exposure to sexual harassment, types, common places, response of the female and the recommended solution from the students’ point of view etc. Results: (39.8 %) of female exposed to sexual harassment in first semester of academic year either verbal harassment (100%) or physical harassment (35.2%).The public transportation was the most prominent place (84.5%). Female student suffered from inability to study (58.6%) and psychological effect as fear and anxiety (93.4%). The students recommended solution to solve the problem as put strict laws for harassers (39.1%), interest in religious education in schools and universities (38.8%), wearing baggy clothes (35.6%). Conclusion The sexual harassment was widespread problem among female that need community coordination with all sectors for eradicate it

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