(loveisrespect.org) By the time a young woman leaves college there is a 25% chance she will be a victim of sexual violence or attempted sexual violence (oneinfourusa.org).
It is imperative that we arm our students with the necessary tools to prevent dating and sexual violence.
Measuring teen dating violence in males and females: insights from the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence.
Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics; 2013.
If you check more than two below you may want to get help.
You can also take a variety of relationship quizzes regarding your relationship at
This program is offered to students in grades 7 through 12.
Recognizing that the person you love is controlling, abusive or violent is hard even for adults.While it's possible that dating violence could cause thoughts of suicide, it's also possible that children who are depressed are more likely than others to fall into abusive relationships, says Adiaha Spinks-Franklin, a developmental and behavioral pediatrician at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston who was not involved in the new study.Assaults by romantic partners often aren't isolated events.Twenty-one percent of high school girls have been physically or sexually assaulted by someone they dated -- a figure twice as high as previously estimated, a new study shows.Ten percent of high school boys also report having been physically or sexually assaulted by a dating partner, about the same rate reported in earlier surveys, according to a study led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published today in JAMA Pediatrics.