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REPORT: The World Health Organization (WHO), World Report on Violence and Health (PDF download) Chapter 6 of the report covers Sexual Violence.
National Center for Injury Prevention & Control has developed a page with dating violence statistics, detailing prevalence and demographics.
many domestic violence laws already apply to spouses, persons living together,
or persons with a child in common, they may not protect those in dating
relationships." Read more from the
National Center for Victims of Crime
The Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence has developed a website with resources addressing Dating Violence. It includes curriculum, advice, activities and safety planning as well as a poster.
Date Hook Up Sexual Assault Page
is Respect is the online resource of the National Teen Dating Abuse
Helpline where one can find resources support and information.
The Family Violence Prevention Fund has compiled articles and case studies used in seminars to help educators teach students about the broad issue of gender violence and the effects it has on teens.
Break the Cycle is a program dedicated to "empowering youth to end domestic violence." They have designed programs for middle and high schoolers that teach adolesents prevention and copping skills surrounding issues of dommestic and sexual violence. Break the Cycle also provides a legal issues program designed to help those currently in a violent and/or unsafe enviornment.
Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) is a Boston based organization that encourages both student-athletes and student leaders to become active in solving and preventing gender violence.
The University of Calgary has developed a website (in both English and French) for school-based violence information and resources. The site includes an excellent page on youth dating violence with several program resources.
"In about 85 percent of
cases, sexual assaults
occur between people
who know each other."
Source: Diana Russell,
The Prevalence and Incidence of
Forcible Rape and Attempted Rape of Females, Victimology: An International Journal 7, 1-4 (1983).