For boys, about 4% reported experiencing physical violence, 3% experienced sexual violence and 10% experienced any type.
Though girls were more likely to experience violence, the numbers show dating assaults affect young boys as well.
The findings also showed that those who experienced some form of dating violence also had a higher prevalence of other health risks like drinking alcohol, using drugs or thinking about suicide.
Almost 21% said they were the victim of some type of dating-related violence.I love and embrace my culture because that is what I grew up to do and I feel like it has made me the person I am today.I was born in Cairo, Egypt but my […] What is Machismo?Machismo within our Latinx communities is most commonly presented in sets of heavily enforced gender norms and expectations.Often coming from “La mujer […] Youth of all shapes and forms have voices that carry truth and passion. It gets buried in single story stereotypes and societal norms that tells us power comes with age or in the form of a white male.Members have the opportunity to meet other students from across the DC region passionate about promoting health relationships for their generation, develop their leadership skills, learn about program planning and receive community service hours for their participation.