Corp Member Set To Educate Pupils on Sexual Harassment
Sexual harassment is unwelcome sexual behaviour that’s offensive, humiliating or intimidating. It can be written, verbal or physical, and can happen in person or online. Both men and women can be the victims of sexual harassment. When it happens at work, school or university, it may amount to sex discrimination.
Looking at our society today many teenagers are victims of sexual harassment both male and female. When it happens at work, school or university, it may amount to sex discrimination.
Speaking with Miss Eze Glory a graduate of Chukwuemaka Odumegwu Ojukwu University member of the national youth service corp member batch b stream 2 who said that they were sent to educate students on sexual harassment
She made known to the public that her goal at her place of primary assignment is to sensitize the students in her area on sexual harassment in various secondary schools in the community during her one year of service to her father’s land.
This programme will help the student to know their stand in life and to know their right and wrong on how to prevent sexual harassment, rape, HIV, AIDS, how to calculate their menstruation circle, how to prevent unwanted pregnancy, how HIV can be contracted, educating the children more on how to know and understand when someone is making advances on them, when and how to stay away from a person that can course them harm sexually.
Furthermore she expresses that many students go through this pain and suffering all the time from older men and women as the case maybe, she believes that something has to be done about the situation and children should have a voice and stand of their own, she emphatically said their watch world will be MY BODY MY RULE.
That is the change we are bringing to community schools. She advice schools to put this in their curriculum, as she believed that it will help to teach them on how to protect them self and speak out no matter the situation, condition or place. And parent too should interact with their kids.
She concluded by saying that at the end of her service year she would save lives and impact many students.