Right now there is one message that the Blount County Task Force Against Domestic Violence is trying to share with teens. This message is: when there is no respect, there is no love. This message is being shared with teens during the National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention week, which kicks off today, Monday, [...]
A new bill that was just recently passed by the state House of Representatives will give teen victims of dating violence more protection. Right now the new bill is being considered by a state Senate committee. However, it’s only going to protect people that are dating others of the opposite sex.
Local gay rights advocates say [...]
The American Academy of Pediatrics now wants doctors to do their role in helping to prevent school dating violence with teenagers. To do this the academy has given the doctors tips for doing that by way of an updated policy that is going to be published in the July issue of Pediatrics.
One of the goals [...]
YNet, a group that helps to draw attention to teen dating violence, was able to set up an Ultimate Frisbee tournament to help raise some money and bring up more awareness on teen dating violence. The group YNet is a partnership between GHS and the YWCA of Greenwich.
YNet said that they choose the classic [...]
For many parents right now, teen dating violence is a hot issue. A lot of this comes into view from Hollywood and the music industry, as abusive relationships are uncovered. Parents are now seeing that teen dating violence is a topic that is well worthy of attention for both teen girls and boys.
At a recent [...]
Sixteen months ago, Kathy Robertson lost her daughter after her daughter’s ex-boyfriend stabbed the girl 27 times and shot her four times after stalking her for many months. Just one year after the murder of her daughter, Kathy Robertson has chosen to launch a foundation for domestic violence and awareness. This foundation is set to [...]
A recent study done on the United States graded each state individually on dating violence. These grades were given in standard school grades ranging from A (being the best) and F (being the worst).
The study was done by “Break the Cycle”, which found only one state that allowed minors of any age to go to [...]
Rhode Island has recently started mandating that all of the public schools for middle and high school students begin teaching about violence and dating during their health classes. There is a law like this in Pennsylvania, but there are many districts across the area of Pittsburgh that have began to do this anyway, following [...]