What puts adolescents at risk of experiencing relationship violence? In 2015, Equimundo and the Inter-American Development Bank carried out a qualitative study to examine risk and protective factors surrounding adolescent intimate partner violence (IPV) in urban and rural sites of Brazil and Honduras. The teams conducted focus groups and a total of 147 in-depth interviews with girls/young women and boys/young men aged 14 to 24 years.
The executive summary outlines key findings, as well as strategies for programs and research based on the results. The full report is available online here.