You are number 45 to take the pledge against dating abuse. Please share this challenge on. Physical violence, emotional control and sexual pressure are forms of abuse that no one should have to face. As athletes, you are leaders among your peers.
At loveisrespect. These rights include seeking a protection order and accessing necessary health services. We also believe that schools play a key role in educating young people about dating violence and providing help to teens in abusive relationships. Each state treats young victims of dating abuse differently, but not all ways are equal.
Social media is great way to engage teens in the issue. Dating Violence is an abstract concept for teens today. Our graphic Callout Cards use irreverent, pithy language and humorous images to describe specific instances of dating abuse, in language that teens can relate to. Teens can download these images and share them on the social media platform of their choice.
Twenty-three states received sub-par grades in a report focusing on state laws focusing on protective orders. The report by Los Angeles, California-based Break the Cycle includes state-by-state report cards that measure how each state treats teen victims of dating violence in comparison with the treatment of adult domestic violence victims. Twenty-three states received sub-par grades, including 11 getting Fs. The report focuses on how easy it is for a teen to obtain a protective order in the event of abuse , including whether state law allows a minor to take out an order, if adult permission is required and whether an order can be issued against another minor. New Hampshire , which got an A, is the only state where the law specifically allows minors to apply for a protection order, according to the report.