Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology
Menace of school-related gender-based violence in higher institutions
Abdullateef A. Adebayo 1, Adesegun O. Odutayo 2 *
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1 Department of Social Sciences Education, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
2 Department of Childhood Education, University of Johannesburg, Soweto Campus, South Africa
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Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology, 2024 - Volume 6 Issue 3, pp. 10-20

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School-based violence against female students relates to acts of sexual, physical, emotional, or psychological abuse and brutality inflicted on students in and around schools. This study adopted a descriptive survey research design. The total number of respondents in the study was 602 students, which served as the sample in this study. A researcher-developed questionnaire was used for data generation. Mean and standard deviation were used to answer the research question raised in the study. The hypotheses generated were analysed with an independent t-test at .05 level of significance. The major causes of school-related gender-based violence [SRGBV], as indicated by the respondents, were broken homes where there was separation of parents, and economic factors such as poverty and unemployment. The main consequences of SRGBV were truancy, absenteeism, and eventual dropout. The most widely acceptable way strategy to control the menace of SRGBV in colleges of education was the use of widespread public enlightenment on the evils of violence against females. In conclusion, SRGBV on students is a serious problem with many causes and negative consequences. It was recommended that Government and Non-Government Organizations organize public enlightenment programmes to educate the public on the evils associated with SRGBV.     
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Reference: Adebayo, A. A., & Odutayo, A. O. (2024). Menace of school-related gender-based violence in higher institutions. Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology, 6(3), 10-20.
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Reference: Adebayo AA, Odutayo AO. Menace of school-related gender-based violence in higher institutions. Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology. 2024;6(3), 10-20.
In-text citation: (1), (2), (3), etc.
Reference: Adebayo AA, Odutayo AO. Menace of school-related gender-based violence in higher institutions. Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology. 2024;6(3):10-20.
In-text citation: (Adebayo and Odutayo, 2024)
Reference: Adebayo, Abdullateef A., and Adesegun O. Odutayo. "Menace of school-related gender-based violence in higher institutions". Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology 2024 6 no. 3 (2024): 10-20.
In-text citation: (Adebayo and Odutayo, 2024)
Reference: Adebayo, A. A., and Odutayo, A. O. (2024). Menace of school-related gender-based violence in higher institutions. Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology, 6(3), pp. 10-20.
In-text citation: (Adebayo and Odutayo, 2024)
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