Three-quarter of men and 55 percent of women involved in acquaintance rape had been drinking or taking drugs prior to the incident.Only 20 percent of dating violence victims report the violence to criminal justice authorities.The program prioritises women’s and children’s safety and has incorporated safety as the foundation of the program.The Domestic Violence Prevention Centre Gold Coast Inc.
That's according to Choose Respect, a national initiative to help adolescents and young teens age 11-14 form healthy relationships to prevent dating abuse.
The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reject the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.
The Domestic Violence Prevention Centre Gold Coast Inc., in collaboration with Queensland Corrective Services and as part of the Gold Coast Domestic Violence Integrated Response, works with men to end their use of violence and abuse in their intimate personal relationships.
VAWC in collaboration with the NJ Domestic Violence Fatality and Near Fatality Review Board have compiled Teen Dating Violence Factsheets for Educators and Community members.
A safe and civil school environment is necessary for students to learn and achieve high academic standards.
This 1-page fact sheet presents basic facts about dating violence, including where to turn for help from campus officials and legal options for victims.