STUDENT'S PERCEPTION ON STRATEGIES TO CURB SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN NIGER STATE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, MINNA
The study investigates the perception of students on curbing out strategies of sexual harassment during covid-19 in Niger State College of Education, Minna. The main objective of the study is to find out the perception of students on the high rate of dropout among male and female students in Niger State College of Education, Minna as a result of sexual harassment by their lecturer and co students. Four research questions and four hypotheses were raised for the study Descriptive survey design was used for the study. Population consists of both male and female students, teachers and administrators at the Niger State College of Education respectively. One hundred (100) respondents were used as sample, fifty (50) N.C.E students of 200 and 300 level in school of vocational studies and school of sciences, thirty (30) teachers and Twenty (20) administrators were used as sample for the study. Instrument for data collection was questionnaire. The data was analyzed and interpreted using simple percentages and frequencies. Findings revealed that sexual harassment in Niger State College of Education, Minna is one of the factors responsible for causes dropouts leading to prostitution, cultism, premature death and poor academic performance. Finally, it is recommended that effective rules and
regulations should be enacted by school authority towards regulating the academic and other activities of the students in Niger State College of Education, Minna.