Similar to Dubey (2021) , Jana’sCampaign believes gender and relationship violence is a serious, preventable public health issue. This chapter focuses specifically on gender and relationship violence in adolescents, commonly called teen dating violence (TDV). In 2008, Mulford and Giordano wrote that TDV had only recently been recognised as a significant public health problem. Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention identify TDV as a public health problem that most commonly occurs in the form of physical, psychological or sexual
Gender-based violence (GBV) can take many forms and have detrimental effects across generations and cultures. The triangulation of GBV, rurality and rural culture is a challenging and essential topic and this edited collection provides an innovative analysis of GBV in rural communities.
Focusing on under-studied and/or oppressed groups such as immigrants and LGBT+ people, the book explores new theories on patterns of violence. Giving insights into GBV education and prevention, the text introduces community justice and victim advocacy approaches to tackling issues of GBV in rural areas. From policy review into actionable change, the editors examine best practices to positively affect the lives of survivors.
instruments used to shed light on the issues associated with GBV in rural communities.
An additional value of the edited book is its breadth of focus based on the sample demographic of age, as well as intended audiences. For instance, Terry et al discuss issues specific to youth in rural places. Jana’sCampaign, a GBV prevention-based agency, focuses on the knowledge/perception of GBV from the viewpoint of middle- and high-school students. Bainter et al extend the perception of GBV into the college population. As a result, academic institutions and agencies working with
for verbal and control forms of interpersonal violence but not isolation, sexual or physical interpersonal violence.
ANOVA for attending session
Note: * Significant at p<0.05.
Of the 130 respondents who reported attending an educational session, 92 (71 per cent) indicated the session was facilitated by Jana’sCampaign, which is