Ehrmann said there is a "crisis of masculinity" underlying many of our nation's problems.
The cure, he said, is for boys & girls to be who they are and reject stereotyped images of masculinity and femininity.
15% of sexual assault and rape victims are under age 12. 45% of girls know a friend or peer who has been pressured into either intercourse or oral sex.
Only 33% of teens who were in an abusive relationship ever told anyone about the abuse and the majority of parents of teen victims are unaware of the abuse. 31%) – Having been or gotten someone pregnant (17% vs. 10%) 1 93% of juvenile sexual assault victims know their attacker: 34.2% of attackers were family members; 58.7% were acquaintances; only 7% of the perpetrators were strangers to the victim.7 In addition, based on anecdotal information from our counselors and educators who work with teens on a daily basis, many teens experience reactions to sexual violence that is particular to their developmental stage.
5 According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, adolescents are more likely to experience sexually violent crimes than any other age group. Our counselors have reported a large number of teen survivors who engage in sexually dangerous behavior including unprotected sex, group sex, and sexual behavior with different partners, often under the influence of alcohol or other drugs.
Sexual violence, including sexual coercion and assault, can have a devastating impact on healthy psychological development. 30%) – Having been or gotten someone pregnant (18% vs. 10%) Students who had experienced any sexual contact against their will were more likely than students who hadn’t to report: – Considering suicide (37% vs. We have also documented a high rate of teen pregnancy among sexual assault survivors while studies have shown that among teens who are pregnant or parenting, a high percentage have been sexually abused or assaulted.
One hundred percent of the money raised goes directly to domestic violence shelters and programs across the country that provide support and a safe haven for women and children in harm’s way. Phil’s guest, Audrey, was tragically attacked and set on fire in November of 2009.
“There will be times when you will receive e-mails from me that say, “‘Silence Breakers, it’s time to make some noise,'” Dr. UPDATE: After many months of negotiation, Congress recently voted to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, which President Obama signed into law on March 7, 2013.
Love = Setting Boundaries During this Twitter town hall, loveisrespect will facilitate a discussion with young people, youth-focused organizations, and adult allies on how to start the conversation about boundaries in a relationship.
February 26, 2016 The National Clearinghouse on Families & Youth (NCFY) recently featured our article, “Implementing a Targeted Teen Dating Abuse Prevention Program: Challenges and Successes Experienced by Expect Respect Facilitators,” To view the research summary and article click here or continue reading below.
In addition, the session will highlight lessons learned and recommendations from Queer Collaborations (Q-Lab), an OVW-funded project that provides full spectrum support, innovative prevention work, and intervention strategies for LGBTQ youth survivors of violence, while addressing the underlying conditions that create health and safety disparities for youth experiencing violence.
Blog Talk Radio (BTR) Hosted by the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV), this BTR session will focus on the influence of pop culture and hip hop concerning youth dating relationships.