Young People’s Attitudes Towards Violence, Sex and Relationships: A Survey and Focus Group Study

September 16, 1998

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This study investigated young people’s attitudes towards violence, sex and relationships drawing upon a large-scale survey and in-depth focus groups. The study findings highlight the extent to which young people tolerate violence against women and documents widespread acceptance of forced sex and physical violence among young women, and to a greater extent, among young men.

Project: Young People’s Attitudes Towards Violence, Sex and Relationships: A Survey and Focus Group Study

Available from: The Zero Tolerance Charitable Trust, 25 Portland Street, Edinburgh, EN1 2AE, UK www.zerotolerance.org.uk

  • Authors:
    Sheila Burton, Jenny Kitzinger, Liz Kelly, Linda Regan