A review of the SRGBV literature serves several purposes. First, it identifies overarching SRGBV types or categories with the intent to assist researchers and the international development community to align more closely around common SRGBV definitions.
Many unhealthy behaviors often begin during adolescence and represent major public health challenges. Substance abuse has a major impact on individuals, families, and communities, as its effects are cumulative, contributing to costly social, physical, and mental health problems.
This document is designed to bring attention to the dynamics of the school community and infer policy implications to support that community.