EduSpark_v3i3_July-September 2021
September 30, 2021

John Foundation Journal of EduSpark

(A Quarterly Peer Reviewed/Refereed Multidisciplinary Journal)

Volume 3 Issue 4 October - December 2021

AWARENESS ON ABUSE AGAINST WOMEN – A SURVEY

*Anjali Sukumar Varma, & **Neelima Ranjith

*Post-graduate Student, Research & Post Graduate Department of Psychology, Union Christian College, Aluva, Kerala, Inda.

**Assistant Professor, Research & Post Graduate Department of Psychology, Union Christian College, Aluva, Kerala, Inda.

Abstract


The study aims to explore the awareness on four types of abuse, Physical, Sexual, Verbal and Economic, among people between the ages 20-60 years, with diverse educational qualifications, and Socio-economic status. Abuse involves interactions in cruel, violent, demeaning, or invasive manner. Survey method was adopted, with 823 participants. Analysis included estimating the frequency and percentage of people having high, moderate and low awareness across the different dimensions of abuse. 65.5%, 65.5%, 52.6%, 67.6% of participants had awareness on physical, sexual, verbal and economic abuse respectively. The awareness on the four types of abuse is considerably low among those having low educational qualification, and those belonging to a rural background. Higher level of awareness was also seen in people from upper class and middle class, compared to people from lower class. There was higher percentage of people having low awareness on economic abuse (2.2%), when compared to those in other types of abuse. The percentage of people having awareness was the least for verbal abuse (52%), compared to physical (64%), and sexual (65.5%) forms of abuse.

Keywords


awareness, physical abuse, sexual abuse, verbal/emotional abuse, economic/ financial abuse.

CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE ON SCREEN: A SEMIOTIC ANALYSIS OF SELECT MALAYALAM FILMS

Arun, R.

Assistant Professor, Department of English, UIT, Kallara, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.

Abstract


Childhood is a precious period in the life of every human being irrespective of caste, gender, religion and region. Films can be useful in articulating the central dilemma of Child Sexual Abuse to a large audience. Films can keep the identity and experience of victims behind the veil of fiction while revealing the essence and truth of cases. So here, this paper tries to analyse the scenes that are related to Child Sexual Abuse from the select films to understand how this issue is stigmatized in Kerala, even in films. The select Malayalam films for the study are Aabhaasam (2018) directed by Jubith Namradath, Amar Akbar Anthony (2015) directed by Nadirshah and Manjupoloru Penkutti (2004) directed by Kamal.

Keywords


child sexual abuse, social taboo.

A STUDY ON PROBLEMS OF ENTREPRENEURS IN KANNIYAKUMARI DISTRICT

Mohamed Umma, M., I.

Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce, Government Arts and Science College, Kovilpatti, Affiliated to Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu, India.

Abstract


An entrepreneur is a person who is responsible for setting of a business or an enterprise. In fact, he is one who has the interactive. An entrepreneur is a person who introduces something new, converts opportunities in to products and services. The success of an entrepreneur depends largely on his intelligence, imagination, capacity to innovate and his ability to turn visions into realities. The present study focuses the difficulties experienced by the entrepreneurs in Kanniyakumari district. The objectives of the study, are to analyze the problems faced by the entrepreneurs the in Kanniyakumari district and to provide findings and suggestions. The study covered both primary and secondary data. For the present study 25 entrepreneurs of various businesses are selected. The samples are selected using convenient sampling method.

Keywords


entrepreneur, economic, definition and problems.

STUDENTS WITH HEARING IMPAIRMENT: CHALLENGES FACED BY TEACHERS AND PARENTS

*Steffi Christina, K., & **William Dharma Raja, B.

*M. Ed student, Department of Education, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli,, Tamil Nadu, India.

**Professor & Head, Department of Education, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli – 627012, Tamil Nadu, India.

Abstract


Hearing, one of the most vital senses, is essential for preserving interpersonal relationships and connections. Hearing loss is a condition in which the ear does not function properly. Depending on one’s age or stage of life, a lot of circumstances can influence one’s hearing. Children who are deaf or hard of hearing have difficulty succeeding in school. They can interact with society since they have a face. Due to reduced class size and a lack of technological teaching aids, teachers face obstacles in the classroom. Due to the lack of professional training and similar lip movement, while teaching children, they have been struggled. The major issue for parents of children with hearing impairment is to embrace their child’s abilities and provide adequate assistance. They also worried about their children’s education and prospects. Provision of the appropriate remedies for overcoming their challenges will help every individual to succeed in their life.

Keywords


children with hearing impairment, challenges, hard of hearing.

AWARENESS ON CYBER CRIME AMONG B.ED STUDENTS

*Vinnarasi, L., & **Nirmal Rajkumar, V.

*Assistant Professor, St. Justin’s College of Education, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India.

*Assistant Professor, Arul Anandar College, Karumathur, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Abstract


Cybercrime is on the increase everywhere in the world. A large number of people have become victims of the cybercrimes. The main objective of the study is to find out the Awareness on cybercrime among B.Ed. students of Madurai district. Survey method was adopted in this study. The finding of the study revealed that level of awareness on cybercrime among B.Ed. students is high.

Keywords


awareness, cybercrime, B.Ed students.