Universitas Islam Negeri Alauddin Makassar Proceedings, Proceedings of the 1st Alauddin Health and Medical International Conference

Font Size: 
The Effect of Makassar Local Language as A Edutainment Media in Sexual Child Abuse Preventing
Aswadi Aswadi, Stang Stang, Suriah Suriah, Nurhaedah Jafar, Ridwan Amiruddin, Sukri Palutturi, Jayadi Nas, Tri Krianto, Sukfitrianty Syahrir

Last modified: 2022-10-01


Background: Child sexual abuse (CSA) is a global social problem associated with a number of negative consequences. The prevalence of child sexual abuse in Indonesia is 7.1% for girls and 6.0% for boys. Based on data on sexual harassment in Indonesia from 2013 to 2016, the victims with the highest percentage were children aged 4–9 years (41%). This study aims to determine the effect of local language edutainment in preventing sexual abuse in children. Methods: The type of research used is quantitative with a pretest-posttest design with a control group. This study was divided into two groups, namely control and intervention. The population of this study were children in grades 3 and 4. The sample size for each group was 33 respondents so that the total sample was 66 respondents. The researcher uses a sampling technique in the form of purposive sampling Results: This study showed that the level and attitude in the treatment group and control group before and before providing information through offline edutainment media with the local Makassar language experienced a significant increase or it could be said that there was an influence between providing information through counseling and the level of student knowledge in prevention efforts child sexual abuse with p value < 0.05.