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Girls, however, often become passive and withdrawn, tending to suffer from depression.
Girls are also more likely to become victims of domestic violence in future relationships.
Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three videos.
Did you know 1 in 4 women and nearly 1 in 7 men, who have experienced rape, physical violence and/or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime, experienced some form of intimate partner violence for the first time between 11 and 17 years of age?
Abuse, Rape, and Domestic Violence Aid and Resource Collection: Where to get help If you’re in an abusive relationship and have children, you’re not the only person in the household affected.
This is true even if your children were not in the room, you were quiet, you covered the bruising, or they are too young to understand what was happening.
From those five videos, the judging committee will select the Top 3 and the winners will be announced at an awards ceremony. The Love is Not Abuse explainer video will be on the website next Friday.
The Domestic Violence Program is comprised of a core group of Assistant District Attorneys, Victim Witness Advocates and other professionals who are trained to address the unique challenges involved in investigating and prosecuting a domestic violence case.
Adolescents who have witnessed domestic violence may have eating disorders, drop out of school, run away from home, become delinquent, act out sexually, abuse drugs and alcohol, or commit suicide.
This can lead a child to believe he or she is incapable of being loved and incapable of success.
There may also be serious negative effects on a child’s self esteem if he or she feels responsible for the violence and are unable to control or stop it.
This contest is your opportunity to be creative and informative in highlighting and portraying healthy teen relationships.
Participants must create and submit a You Tube link to a 60-90 second video focusing on preventing teen dating violence. The top 5 videos will be chosen by the number of likes it gets on the FPP Facebook page. Looking forward to seeing what the kids come up with.