Impact of Child Abuse on the Academic Performance and Personality Development of Young Adult Students of Karachi Pakistan

Authors

  • Safia Niazi Assistant Professor , Department of Education , Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University, Lyari, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
  • Saima Iqbal Assistant Professor , Department of Education , Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University, Lyari, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
  • Rabia Aslam Lecturer , Department of Education , Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University, Lyari, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

Keywords:

Academic Performance, Child Abuse, Personality Development, Young Adults

Abstract

Child abuse effects academically and mentally both, It increased fear, guilt and self-blame. The research design of this study based on descriptive and phenomenological approach to investigate the performance of abused child at school. Qualitative method is used to take in depth knowledge. Purposive sampling and semi structured interview was used to collect data. The study concluded that there was a considerable influence of child abuse on student’s academic performance. Although the students suffered from various types of child abuse (Physical abuse, Sexual abuse, Emotional abuse and Neglect) many were unaware that they were being abused by anyone due to un-awareness. Child abuse was found to significantly influence on personal development because it increased stress among the abused learner. Child abuse affects pupils’ behavior negatively as abused students behaved differently and negatively from the non-abused ones. Child abuse affects learning disorders negatively with abused children having learning disorders and performing worse than the non-abused ones. Maximum those child become victim of abuse who are neglect by family or parents

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Published

2022-03-31

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Niazi, S., Iqbal, S., & Aslam, R. (2022). Impact of Child Abuse on the Academic Performance and Personality Development of Young Adult Students of Karachi Pakistan. Pakistan Social Sciences Review, 6(1), 96–108. Retrieved from https://ojs.pssr.org.pk/journal/article/view/102