Read More March is Women’s History Month, and it’s important for Break the Cycle and you for many reasons."A Twisted Love Poem" Estimated Time of Completion: One 50-minute period and one homework assignment, or two 50-minute periods. This could extend into the community with posters and local radio talk shows and/or radio spot announcements.It does not discriminate and can happen to anyone in any relationship, whether it’s one that is casual and short-term or serious and monogamous.According to the National Council on Crime and Delinquency, one in three girls in this country experiences physical, emotional or verbal abuse from her dating partner. Give each student the list of Dating Violence Information Web sites, which includes a list of the following topics so they know what information to collect: Follow up the assignment or video by giving some examples of various dating violence situations (i.e.
Every relationship is different, but the things that unhealthy and abusive relationships have in common are issues of power and control.Domestic violence advocates are quick to point out that the issue affects boys and men as well.Experts say there are many different signs of abuse, but the most common behaviors include extreme jealousy, possessiveness, mood swings, explosive temper, and checking a partner’s cell phone or email without the person’s permission. The National Dating Abuse Hotline can be reached at 866-331-9474.**TRIGGER WARNING** This blog post discusses details of sexual violence including harassment and rape...Read More April is nearly over, and as we reflect on Sexual Assault Awareness Month, think of ways that you can continue this conversation throughout the year.Their 2003 Youth Risk Behavior Survey report found "that 8.9% of students (8.9% of males and 8.8% of females) reported PDV victimization during the 12 months preceding the survey." But the 2009 survey shows 9.3% of females, 10.3% of males were victims of physical violence.