Statistics on teen dating violence
Teenage girls in physically violent relationships are 3.5 times more likely to become pregnant and are 2.8 times more likely to fear the possible consequences of negotiating condom use than non-abused girls.They are also half as likely to use condoms consistently compared to non-abused girls, and teenage boys perpetrating dating violence are also less likely to use condoms.If you are in danger, please use a safer computer that your abuser can not access directly or remotely, or call ODVN 800-934-9840 or the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 800-799-SAFE.The National Center for Victims of Crime, in close collaboration with Go Fund Me, and state and local officials, has opened the National Compassion Fund Parkland to support those injured and killed in the Parkland School Shooting.Direct actions are taken to ensure the failure of birth control (such as poking holes in or breaking condoms) or complete removal of contraception (such as flushing birth control pills down the toilet or removing contraceptive rings or patches from the body).Partners can also forbid women from using family planning or force them to have sex without protection.OPDV Publications and Materials The Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence has many publications that can be downloaded or ordered covering a wide range of topics and populations. Downloadable materials are generally PDF (Portable Document Format)* If you have a suggestion for an OPDV publication or material, please email your suggestion to [email protected]
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When you start to talk to other people and plan to break-up, things can get more dangerous during that time.
BE SURE to get help making a plan for how you will stay safe as you pull away from the person who is abusing you.
Domestic violence, also called "intimate partner violence", is monitored by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Their survey on domestic violence measures five types of domestic violence, including control of reproductive health, citing pregnancy pressure and birth control sabotage specifically.