The result of our collaboration with youth is the “Love Shouldn’t Hurt” program.
Love Shouldn’t Hurt is an awareness, intervention, and prevention initiative that addresses the serious issue of abuse in dating relationships.
Learn More The NCJFCJ and its research division, the NCJJ, provides the nation’s courts with the latest information on a wide variety of issues affecting children and families.
This year the conference will once again feature a PSA contest for students. One in 10 high school students has been purposefully hit, slapped or physically hurt by a boyfriend or girlfriend.
Over 200 people gathered at last week’s Violence-Free Teens Conference organized by Peace Over Violence.
In its fourth year, this conference brings together prevention educators, teachers, parents, and especially youth, to share ideas and resources to prevent teen dating violence and promote healthy relationships and communities.
One meeting objective was to review our progress on ending violence against women since 1995 when 189 countries adopted the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action – Violence against Women. In addition, the law provides resources allowing the student, who is the victim of an alleged crime, to understand how to pursue a campus disciplinary proceeding; something that had been a challenge in many cases previously.
While 135 laws on domestic violence and rape have passed since then, the rates of violence against women have not changed. The process frequently was not transparent and was administered by staff that is not trained.