The Identification of Violence Toward Elementary School Children During Covid-19 Pandemic

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Dyah Muliawati
Ery Fatmawati


Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) Pandemic causes students should Study from Home (SFH). Parents are not always patient in helping their children understand and do the school assignments at home. The economic factor makes people’s incomes decline due to the lockdown. This makes the unstable psychic of the parents so that it can lead to the onset of violence against the children. Child abuse is all form of action that can cause physical, mental, spiritual and social and sexual abuse. The purpose of the study is to find out the overview of child abuse during the covid-19 pandemic. This is a descriptive research with analytical survey method. The number of samples in the study was 30 respondents. The research was conducted at Muhammadiyah Macanan Elementary School Ngemplak Sleman in August 2020. Data were collected using the Indonesian Child Abuse Tool Children's (ICAST-C) questionnaire. The results indicate 14 respondents experienced psychological violence, 10 respondents experienced physical violence and 6 respondents experienced abuse. It can be concluded that children are experiencing violence during the covid-19 pandemic.


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