Despite the efforts of research, and the definition and implementation of policies and actions, gender violence remains one of the gravest problems in modern-day societies. Regardless of the difficulties, it is essential to identify and discuss this issue inside the framework of scientific research. Drawing on evidence of the social nature of gender violence, the communicative methodology of research has proven to contribute to unveiling the mechanisms through which socialization processes occur and has been able to propose measures and actions that can contribute to reversing this trend. This article explores the difficulties encountered in investigating this topic with young people and highlights the elements of the communicative methodology of research that allow for the definition of successful actions in preventive socialization of gender violence.
- communicative methodology of research
- gender violence
- sexual attraction
- egalitarian dialogue
- preventive socialization
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