Preventive Strategies of Child Sexual Abuse in School Settings: A Meta - Analysis

  • V Arulselvi Project Director, ICSSR Minor Project Assistant Professor of Education Sri Sarada College of Education(Autonomous), Salem, Tamil Nadu, India
  • N Geetha Research Assistant, ICSSR Minor Project Sri Sarada College of Education (Autonomous), Salem, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Child Sexual Abuse, Preventive Strategies, School-Settings, Consequences, Meta-Analysis


Most likely, child sexual abuse is a health issue that affects children and has the wide-ranging negative effects. The prevention of child sexual abuse in school settings is examined in this paper, along with a number of other factors that may affect the lives of victims. An electronic database search has been conducted to identify literature related to (child sexual) abuse preventive strategies given at schools in English. Investigators reviewed 62 studies out of which 13 studies illustrated the outcomes of the child sexual abuse preventive strategies followed in schools were successful. It was found that very few research had been conducted to prevent child sexual abuse in school settings, and additional intervention techniques were required globally.

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