One in three women is victimized by domestic violence at some point in her life.
Only one in five victims with physical injuries seeks medical treatment.
When working with teens we can use films to help raise awareness, share information, and start conversations.
Using films made by and for teens is a good way to develop rapport and raise and honor the voices of youth.
The women who are victimized by these heinous crimes feel trapped and confused.
The abuser not only physically attacks the woman, but also psychologically attacks her.
Despite the real progress made in reducing violence against women, young women continue to face the highest rates of dating violence and sexual assault.
This campaign focuses on reducing violence against women specifically on teens and young women ages 16-24.
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The video offers several ways to successfully break the cycle of teen dating violence: by ending the relationships, by having an escape plan, and by changing the predictable outcomes.
It strongly recommends ending the relationship at the first signs of abusive language or controlling behavior.
It show how partner abuse affects each relationship in a family, and explains how children’s emotional recovery is inextricably linked to the healing and empowerment of their mothers.
Also cover the important but often-overlooked area of the post-separation parenting behaviours of men who batter, including their use of custody litigation as a tool of abuse: To order in the US: The Batterer as Parent: Addressing the Impact of Domestic Violence on Family Dynamics (Sage Series on Violence Against Women) To order in the UK: The Batterer as Parent: Addressing the Impact of Domestic Violence on Family Dynamics (SAGE Series on Violence against Women) When Dad Hurts Mom.