and scientific studies from around the world (see "statistics" section below) show that substantial portions of teenagers have perpetrated and/or experienced dating violence.argues that while men inflict the greater share of injuries in domestic violence, researchers and society at large must not overlook the substantial minority of injuries inflicted by women.Such an approach has a much higher chance of increasing women's safety." Character assassination • Whisper campaign • Smear campaign • Defamation • Racial abuse • Dehumanization • Discriminatory abuse • Hate crimes • Relational aggression • Disability abuse • Elder abuse • Gay bashing • Prejudice • Persecution • Structural abuse • Ragging • Hazing The examples and perspective in this article deal primarily with the United States and do not represent a worldwide view of the subject.
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In South Carolina, for example, nearly 8 percent of adolescents reported being physically violent to a romantic partner.
Interestingly, the rates of reported victimization versus perpetration in the state were similar for boys and girls. However, when it comes to severe teen dating violence — including sexual and physical assault — girls were disproportionately the victims. At a recent workshop on teen dating violence, co-sponsored by the U. Departments of Justice (DOJ) and Health and Human Services (HHS), researchers presented findings from several studies that found that girls and boys perpetrate the same frequency of physical aggression in romantic relationships.
The order may also state that your boyfriend or girlfriend cannot contact you, has to stay away from you, and may include many other protections.