Dating violence education statistics
Encouraging healthy relationships based on equality and respect is key. You have a right to privacy, independence, safety, and control over your body.
Eighty-one percent of parents believe teen dating violence is not an issue or admit they don’t know if it’s an issue.
Every relationship is different and teen relationships, which are often fraught with drama and high emotion, can be dynamic and intense.
It is defined as the physical, sexual, psychological, or emotional violence within a dating relationship, including stalking.
It can occur in person or electronically and might occur between current or former dating partner.
Additional interactive features include a healthy relationships quiz, videos, downloads and a statewide calendar and map featuring prevention events hosted by FCADV and its member centers FCADV has partnered with the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) to develop a teen dating violence prevention curriculum that meets school requirements for comprehensive health education for seventh through twelfth grades while adhering to evidence-informed practices in prevention.