Did You Know?
- 1 in 3 teens in the U.S. is the victim of physical, sexual, emotional, or verbal abuse by a dating partner, a figure that far exceeds other types of youth violence.
- Girls and young women between the ages of 16 and 24 experience the highest rate of intimate partner violence—almost triple the national average.
- Violent relationships in adolescence put victims at higher risk for substance abuse, eating disorders, risky sexual behaviors, and future domestic violence.
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