Define, educate, prevent, and protect; four of the most important teen dating buzz words needed to end the violence. Become empowered, learn about teen dating violence and strategies for protection and prevention. Visit Understanding Teen Dating Violence for more information.
Teen Dating Violence: A True Life Story
Love should never hurt, but statistics show 1 in 3 teens are the victim of teen dating violence. Teen dating violence affects both males and females, and the damage the violence causes has profound consequences. These consequences can follow the victim throughout their lives. Teens that experience teen dating violence have higher rates of experiencing intimate partner violence as adults. Speak out, speak up, and if you know someone who may be in an unhealthy relationship, say something.
Veto the Violence
Honey Moon: A video game to prevent teen dating abuse
HONEYMOON is an award-winning video game about teen dating violence which allows the game player to select their gender and the gender of their crush – an important reminder that dating abuse can affect anybody regardless of gender or sexual orientation.
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