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...]

NFL Criticized for Lack of Discipline in Domestic Abuse Cases

NFL Faces Growing Number of Domestic Abuse Problems Among Players When Baltimore Ravens’ running back was accused by his former fiancée of domestic abuse, the NFL initially stood by his side. Thereafter, video surfaced of him punching his girlfriend in an elevator in an Atlantic City casino, dating back to February 15th. Another video, dating February 19th, showed him dragging his girlfriend's body from the elevator while she was semi-conscious. Both him and his girlfriend were charged with domestic abuse – his girlfriend's charges were … [Read more...]

New Study Shows Domestic Abuse Common Among Dating Teens

Study Reveals Teens Perpetrate “Domestic” Abuse Against Partners, Split Equally Along Gender Lines According to a new study, more than one-third of teenage guys and girls say that they have been emotionally, sexually, or physically abused in a relationship, creating interesting questions about domestic abuse potential among teenagers. The nationwide study showed something interesting and counter-intuitive as well: females were as likely, and potentially more likely, to be abusers as males. The study showed that, out of 1,058 youths ages … [Read more...]