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|Title||Differences in Psychosocial Development of Children of Working Women in Gaza|
This study aimed to investigate the difference in psychological and social development of children of working mothers in comparison of children of non-working mothers inGaza. Study design The researcher adopted the comparative analytical approach to compare between the psychological and social development of children of working mothers and non-working mothers inGaza. Methodology: The researcher used a stratified random sampling by divided population into two subgroup: the first subgroup consisted of 175 employed women working in primary health care center ofGazawho had children aged 10 to 12 years and another subgroup consisted of nonworking (house wives)mothers . The researcher used the following instrument , soscioeconomic scale and psychosocial development scale. It were constructed by the researcher based on the literature review related to the present study. It aimed to measure the psychosocial development of children. Results The major finding there were no statistically significant difference of social development of children of working mothers in primary health care center of Gaza and children of non- working mothers .There were no statistically significant differences at psychological development as a whole between children of working and non working women at significant level α = 0.05. However, the results found that there were significant differences at significant level (α = 0.05) on the level of emotional, spiritual and moral development separately between children of working and non working women. The result also showed the level of psychological and social development among children of working women in primary health care center and non working women inGaza was high. Also showed there were a statistically significant differences on psychological and social development attributed to (gender of child in faver of female, level of mother educations in faver of university). There were no statistically differences on the psychological and social development attributed to ( age of child, size of family, kind of mother job, monthly income ). Recommendations Media campaigns should be launched to raise the awareness of working women towards reconciling between outwork and family responsibilities demands. Media campaigns should be worked to raise the awareness of society about the importance of women's work in a progress of society. The necessary of working women to take care in psychological development of her children by give her child amount of time for mothering and loving..
|Publisher||الجامعة الإسلامية - غزة|
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