DCU 101 – HEALTH AWARENESS AND LIFE SKILLS

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2019/2020
EXAMINATION FOR THE DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION
TECHNOLOGY/BUSINESS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
DCU 101: HEALTH AWARENESS AND LIFE SKILLS
DATE: MAY, 2020 TIME: 6 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer ALL QUESTIONS.

SECTION B: 20 MARKS
QUESTION ONE
Gender-based violence (GBV) in most African countries takes the form of physical,
mental, social or economic abuse against a person because of that person’s gender and
includes violence that may result in physical, sexual or psychological harm and suffering
to the victim. It may also include threats or coercion, or the arbitrary deprivation of
liberty, whether in public or private life.
a) Discuss the four risk factors to sexual and gender based violence (10 Marks)
b) Discuss how Kenyan government is fighting sexual and gender based violence
among its people. (10 Marks)
SECTION C: 20 MARKS
QUESTION ONE
a) A teenager with a family history of alcohol or drug abuse and a lack of pro-social
skills can move rapidly from experimentation to patterns of serious abuse or dependency.
Some other teenagers with no family history of abuse who experiment may also progress
to abuse or dependency. Therefore, there is a good chance that “one” will hurt you.
Teenagers with a family history of alcohol or drug abuse are particularly advised to
abstain and not experiment.
i) Discuss the warning signs of teenage drug or alcohol abuse (5 Marks)
ii) Discuss the impacts of drugs and alcohol abuse to the family (5 Marks)
b) In which way Voluntary Counselling can assist the Kenyans in taking COVID 19
seriously? (10 Marks)

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