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awareness week Teen dating abuse
Click on the links below for individual event handouts to share! Teen Dating Violence is not a new phenomenon, but the awareness and acknowledgement of it is. The statistics on teen dating violence and abuse are staggering: Nearly half of teen girls who have been in a relationship say they have been victims of verbal, physical or sexual abuse by their boyfriends. February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, a national effort to raise awareness about dating abuse, promote programs that support young people, and encourage communities to prevent this form of abuse with the goal of decreasing the prevalence of dating abuse among young people.
Support | Educate | Prevent
Help us celebrate healthy relationships and join us in taking action to help spread awareness and prevent dating violence! Because starting a conversation with teens can be daunting, the toolkit provides parents with an easy to follow guide complete with sample open-ended questions to start a conversation about teen dating violence. Speaking in support of his resolution, Rep. For a list of key national organizations, click here.