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Teen Dating Violence Awareness And Support
Teen Dating Violence (TDV) Awareness Wristbands
Teen Dating Violence (TDV) is a significant problem with America's youth. Many TDV victims suffer in silence and do not report the crimes made against them. You can help support these victims and raise awareness for this important social issue with customized TDV awareness wristbands from AmazingWristbands.com.
The recognized awareness color for domestic violence issues is purple, but you can choose any color you want for your custom TDV awareness bracelets. Choose generic messages that inspire action and strength, or select a message that is more personal to you. You can even submit your own artwork, or choose artwork from our image library. There are no minimum order requirements here, and bulk discounts make perfection for fundraisers. All high-quality wristbands from www.AmazingWristbands.com are durable, water-safe, flexible, non-allergenic, visually appealing, soft, and comfortable.
Learn more about Teen Dating Violence
Teen Dating Violence can be a catalyst to a pattern of behavior that changes the lives of teens forever. Increased awareness and action is needed to stop the abusers while they're still young and let the victims know they have support and help available to them.
Essential Facts About TDV
The well-known advocacy group DoSomething.org has compiled a list of important facts about TDV. Take a look:
- Only 33% of teens who were in an abusive relationship ever told anyone about it.
- Teen victims of dating violence are more likely to abuse drugs, have eating disorders, and attempt suicide.
- A recent survey of schools found there were an estimated 4,000 incidents of rape or other types of sexual assault in public schools across the country.
- In a study of gay, lesbian and bisexual adolescents, youths involved in same-sex dating are just as likely to experience dating violence as youths involved in opposite sex dating.
- One third of high school students have been or will be involved in an abusive relationship.
- Dating violence is the leading cause of injury to young women.
- Nearly one quarter of girls who have been in a relationship reported going further sexually than they wanted as a result of pressure.
- About 40% of teenage girls ages 14 to 17 say they know someone their age who has been hit or beaten by a boyfriend.
- Approximately 70% of young women rape victims knew their rapist either as a boyfriend, friend or casual acquaintance.
- Six out of ten rapes of young women occur in their own home or a friend or relative's home, not in a dark alley.
- Females who are 20-24 years of age are at the greatest risk for intimate partner violence.