Columbia Teens Learn About Dating Violence

South Carolina Teenagers Learn About Dating Violence, a Form Of Domestic Abuse The latest studies on dating violence among teenagers shows that 1 out of 10 high school students experiences abuse at the hands of a girlfriend or boyfriend. Dating violence is a prelude to domestic abuse, and now a South Carolina program is teaching the state’s teenagers about dating violence and its severity. South Carolina ranks at the top of the list of US states for numbers of women killed by domestic partners every year. In the last 10 years, more than 300 … [Read more...]

SC Battery Charges: Relationship Abuse Common Among Teens

When a Relationship Leads to SC Battery Charges February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, and according to a study in 2013,  more than one-third of teenagers, of both genders, say they have been emotionally, sexually, or physically abused by a partner. According to the study, females were as likely as males to be the aggressors in a teenage domestic abuse situation. Statistically, in the United States, a person is sexually assaulted once every 107 seconds. Of those victims, 44% are under the age of 18. About 22% of women and 15% of … [Read more...]