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Violence against adolescents and young gay: senses, meanings, and social support

Grant number: 14/00701-1
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): October 01, 2014
Effective date (End): March 31, 2017
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Nursing - Public Health Nursing
Acordo de Cooperação: Coordination of Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES)
Principal Investigator:Marta Angélica Iossi Silva
Grantee:Iara Falleiros Braga
Host Institution: Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto (EERP). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Ribeirão Preto , SP, Brazil


This research project falls within the field of Public Health Nursing, and based on a perspective of sexuality and gender, proposes to investigate the meanings that adolescents and young gay ascribe to experiences of violence, as well as network access and social support that they have to face this problem. For the design of this research, a qualitative approach based on theoretical references Gender and Sexuality will be used. The construction of the data will occur from carrying out semi-structured interviews and a network map with teens and young homosexuals. Data will be analyzed by the method of interpretation of meanings, based on hermeneutic-dialectic principles. The aim of this study contribute to the production of knowledge on violence against adolescents and young gay and possibilities for new proposals and policies to address the problem and improve the quality of life of these. (AU)

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BRAGA, IARA FALLEIROS; DE OLIVEIRA, WANDERLEI ABADIO; DA SILVA, JORGE LUIZ; MALTA DE MELLO, FLAVIA CARVALHO; IOSSI SILVA, MARTA ANGELICA. Family violence against gay and lesbian adolescents and young people: a qualitative study. Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem, v. 71, n. 3, p. 1220-1227, . (14/00701-1)
Academic Publications
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BRAGA, Iara Falleiros. \Those who are homosexual carry the burden of prejudice\: violence against adolescents and young homosexuals and the social support network. 2017. Doctoral Thesis - Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto (PCARP/BC) Ribeirão Preto.

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