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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

 

February 20, 2020



Submitted by Katlan Cain, of the Custer Network Against Domestic/Sexual Assault

Did you know that throughout our nation, teens aged 12 to 19 experience the highest rates of sexual assault and rape? (youth.gov) Within a single year, about 1.5 million high school students experience some form of abuse from a dating partner. (Loveis Respect. org) February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month or TDVAM, and this issue has an impact on not only teens but parents, teachers, friends, and communities. It is vital to amplify our efforts and awareness to "stand against violence when...



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