Edutainment as A Strategy of Child Sexual Abuse Prevention: Literatur Review


  • Aswadi Aswadi Department of Public Health, Doctoral Student of Public Health, Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia; Departement of Public Health Promotion, Faculty of Public Health, Pancasakti University, Makassar, Indonesia
  • Suriah Suriah Department of Health Promotion, Faculty of Public Health, Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia
  • Stang Stang Department of Biostatistics and Demographics, Faculty of Public Health, Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia
  • Nurhaedar Jafar Department of Nutrition Science, Faculty of Public Health, Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia
  • Erniwati Ibrahim Department of Environmental Health, Faculty of Public Health, Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia
  • Ridwan Amiruddin Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Public Health, Hasanuddin University, Makassar Indonesia
  • Sukfitrianty Syahrir Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Alauddin Islamic State University, Makassar, Indonesia



Intervention model, Edutainment approach, Sexual abuse, Child


BACKGROUND: Child sexual abuse is the most serious public health problem in all cultures and societies that will have an impact in the future on a lost generation. The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) estimates that around 120 million girls under 20 y.o. have been sexually abused. AIM: This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of preventing sexual abuse in children by using an edutainment approach. METHODS: This study used an online journal database that provided free articles and journals in PDF such as Proquest, Google Scholar, Pubmed, Elsevier, and Scinapse. Literature was collected from the past 10 years, 2010–2020, using the following keywords: Edutainment, Child Sexual Abuse, Child Sexual Abuse Prevention, and Child Sexual Abuse Education Program. RESULTS: This study examining the effectiveness of edutainment in preventing child sexual abuse showed that edutainment in preventing child sexual abuse through children's play had succeeded in increasing awareness about sexual abuse in children and parents, as well as improving children's self-protection skills to recognize potential situations of abuse and resist inappropriate touch requests. CONCLUSIONS: Intervention model with edutainment approach effective for the prevention of child sexual abuse


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Aswadi A, Suriah S, Stang S, Jafar N, Ibrahim E, Amiruddin R, Syahrir S. Edutainment as A Strategy of Child Sexual Abuse Prevention: Literatur Review. Open Access Maced J Med Sci [Internet]. 2022 Mar. 3 [cited 2022 Jul. 1];10(F):141-5. Available from:



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