Additionally, during the 12 months before the survey, 1 in 10 teens reported they had been kissed, touched, or physically forced to have sexual intercourse when they did not want to at least once by someone they were dating.
Talk to teens about the importance of developing healthy, respectful relationships.
Nallely Castro Montoya, youth initiatives specialist and Lois Gutierrez, youth family advocate, will speak with Rosario de la Torre, community advocacy and partnerships manager and Ivette Izea Martinez, community engagement manager, about successes and challenges they've faced when talking to their children about these important topics.
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 is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month Dating violence can happen to any teen in a romantic, dating, or sexual relationship, anytime, anywhere. Learn how to prevent teen dating violence and to promote healthy relationships with CDC's online resources.
My Administration is working diligently to address teen dating violence in a number of ways.
Dating violence may include physical force, such as kicking, hitting, and shoving; emotional abuse, consistent monitoring, and isolation; or sexual assault.
Dating violence can occur in any relationship, whether it is casual and short-term or long-term and monogamous, and any young person can experience dating violence or other unhealthy relationship behaviors -- regardless of gender, race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status.
Dating violence can happen to teens in a romantic or sexual relationship anytime, anywhere. A healthy relationship is built on respect and is free of violence.
Teen dating violence is the physical, sexual, psychological, or emotional violence in a dating relationship, including stalking.