Dating violence prevention begins with me and you!

Dating violence prevention begins with me and you!

What is Domestic Violence?

Domestic Violence also known as intimate partner violence is the willful intimidation,
physical assault, battery, sexual assault, or other abusive behavior perpetrated by an intimate partner against another.

Who does it effect?

More than 1 in 3 women and more than 1 in 4 men in the United States have experienced rape, physical violence and/or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime.

Types of Domestic Violence?

Physical violence, Sexual Violence, Stalking, Psychological aggression, and Control of Reproductive Health

Affects on victims:

75% of all homicides related to domestic violence occur after the victim leaves the relationship. 30% of physical disabilities in women are the result of domestic violence.

Media

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Resources

If you or someone you know are at risk, do not stay silent. Get Help now:

National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE 
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence www.ncadv.org 
National Teen Dating Violence Helpline www.loveisrespect.org 1-866-331-9474 

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