News paper article about dating violence
Soroptimist clubs will be distributing them in schools and other teen-centered locations."During National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Week, and throughout the year, we need to raise awareness about this crucial issue," Wintz added.
Dating violence and youth violence are more likely to occur in families characterized by social and economic disadvantage, parental separation and divorce, and community violence."Parents especially need to look at warning signs explained in our white paper and listed on our bookmark.Perhaps worse is the lifetime cycle of abuse that is often established during these years." Read the white paper: Read the white paper Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa., Soroptimist is an international volunteer women's organization offering programs that improve social and economic conditions for women and girls.Last month was National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month as awareness was being raised among teens and the surrounding community about the signs, as well as to discourage this type of violence.Statistics show that 1 in 3 teens will experience dating violence and more than two-thirds never come forward and tell anyone.