Dating violence magazine article

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Futures Without Violence has led the way and set the pace for ground-breaking education programs, national policy development, professional training programs, and public actions designed to end violence against women, children and families around the world.

Choose focuses on preventing dating abuse by educating 11- 14-year-olds about healthy relationships.

The barcode on the teen’s forehead is eye-catching, drawing the viewer to the headline, “ You are not his property.” The headline refers to the fact that teen dating violence is about more than physical violence.

It’s about power and control, possessiveness and entitlement.

The survey asked about 9,900 high school students whether they had experienced some type of violence from someone they dated.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study reveal that nearly 21% of female teens who date have experienced some form of violence at the hands of their partner in the last year—and almost half of male students report the same.

The 40”x50” backlit posters appeared on 27 kiosks in 16 malls throughout New York State in the fall of 2005.The results, published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, showed that about 7% of teen girls reported experiencing physical violence, 8% said they experienced sexual violence and 6% experienced both.Almost 21% said they were the victim of some type of dating-related violence.National Center for Victims of Crime is the nation’s leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims.The Date Safe Project is committed to being the nation’s leading organization for teaching how “asking first” makes all the difference in creating safer intimacy and in decreasing occurrences of sexual assault.

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