Briefing-paper-213x300These briefing papers collect and present the findings of the research on intimate teenage violence carried out in the framework of the STIR project – Safeguarding Teenage Intimate Relationships.

The research involved more than 4,000 young people aged 14-17 in the UK, Norway, Cyprus, Italy and Bulgaria.

Intimate Teenage Violence is understood as violence in teenage couples, exercised both online (through sexting, sharing of intimate images, etc.) and offline (physical, psychological, etc.).

Qualitative and quantitative data were analyzed and are the focus of these briefing papers.

The papers are available in Greek and in English from this webpage, and in Italian, Bulgarian and Norwegian on the website www.stiritup.eu.

Briefing Paper 1 reports on findings from the expert groups

Policy and Practice Awareness in Europe on Teenage Intimate Relationships and New Technology

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Briefing Paper 2 explores the STIR survey findings and incidence and impact of experiencing IPVA

Incidence Rates and Impact of Experiencing Interpersonal Violence and Abuse in Young People’s Relationships.

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STIR Briefing Paper 3 explores the STIR survey findings on the risk and protective (predictive) factors associated with experiencing and instigating interpersonal violence in young people’s relationships

Risk and Protective (Predictive) Factors for IPVA Victimisation and Instigation

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STIR Briefing Paper 4 reports findings on what sources of help young people use if they experience IPVA

Young People’s Views on Intervention and Prevention for Interpersonal Violence and Abuse in Young People’s Relationships.

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STIR Briefing Paper 5 reports findings from the interviews with young people in five countries.

Young People’s Perspectives on Interpersonal Violence and Abuse in Intimate Relationships.

Including: online and offline control and surveillance; sending sexual images (‘sexting’) and sexual pressure and physical and emotional violence as well as their views on what