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Women’s Aid publishes groundbreaking research looking at what influences children and young people’s understanding of domestic abuse

12th October 2023

Women's Aid

National domestic abuse charity Women’s Aid has today published a first-of-its-kind report into what influences children and young people’s attitudes towards domestic abuse, proving a direct link between the viewing of harmful misogynist content online and the normalisation of unhealthy behaviours in relationships.

The research explores children and young people’s understanding of gender roles, relationships and sex, with the goal of informing Relationships, Sex and Health Education (RSHE) in schools. The report shows some worrying findings, notably the research shows a link between misogynistic online content and unhealthy views on relationships, which Women’s Aid know underpin domestic abuse.

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