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Alcohol, Other Substance Use and Related Harms Among Young People in the Solomon Islands

This study begins by aggregating past research on alcohol and substance abuse in the Solomon Islands. It then delves deeper into gender-based violence, highlighting research that shows a strong association between alcohol use and intimate partner/gender-based violence.

The study itself attempts to address the following questions a range of questions related to substance abuse, programmes to combat it, and gender-based violence. The overall objective of the research was to collect data to inform the development of a programme to address the problematic issue of substance use and the related personal and interpersonal consequences in the Solomon Islands, with particular focus on gender-based violence.

Published 2016-09-28