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The Journal of Gender-Based Violence (JGBV), is the first international journal based in Europe to show case the work of scholars across disciplinary and topic boundaries, and from a range of methodologies.

The journal acknowledges both the breadth of gender-based violence (GBV) and its links to gendered inequalities. It aims to continue to document the voices and experiences of victims and survivors of GBV, to publish work regarding those who perpetrate GBV and of the varied and complex social structures, inequalities and gender norms through which GBV is produced and sustained. The journal recognises the intersection of gender with other identities and power relations, such as ethnicity, nationality, sexuality, faith, disability and economic status.

JGBV will publish high quality papers that contribute to understanding of GBV, policy, and/or activism, on sexual violence, domestic abuse, ‘honour’-based violence, prostitution, trafficking and/or reproductive violence and abuse in a wide range of intimate, familial, community and societal contexts.

The editors invite interest from scholars working across the social sciences and related fields including social policy, sociology, politics, criminology, law, social psychology, development and economics, as well as disciplines allied to medicine, health and wellbeing.

Publisher: Policy Press

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Volume 1, Number 2, December 2017


Free Content Editorial
pp. 141-146(6)
Author: Hester, Marianne


Bystander Research


Free Content A campus LGBTQ community's sexual violence and stalking experiences: the contribution of pro-abuse peer support
pp. 169-185(17)
Authors: DeKeseredy, Walter; Hall-Sanchez, Amanda; Nolan, James; Schwartz, Martin



Free Content Sexual harassment of women politicians in Japan
pp. 205-219(15)
Author: Dalton, Emma


Free Content Towards gender awareness in couple therapy and in treatment of intimate partner violence
pp. 221-234(14)
Authors: Päivinen, Helena; Holma, Juha


Free Content Sexual victimisation of transgender people in the Netherlands: prevalence, risk factors and health consequences
pp. 235-252(18)
Authors: Cense, Marianne; de Haas, Stans; Doorduin, Tamar


Policy and Practice


Open Space

Free Content The Handmaid's Tale
pp. 261-269(9)
Author: Williamson, Emma


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