PDF: Children of all ages, races, ethnicities, and socioeconomic backgrounds are at risk for physical abuse. Physical abuse affects both boys and girls across neighborhoods, communities, and countries around the world.
PDF: Most children who live with domestic violence can recover and heal from their experiences. One of the most important factors that helps children do well after experiencing domestic violence is a strong relationship with a caring, nonviolent parent.
With one out of eleven high school students in the past year experiencing some form of physical abuse — being hit, slapped, or physically hurt on purpose by a boyfriend or girlfriend — young adults need to know where they can turn for help. Even more teens (as high as ninety-six percent) reported emotional and psychological abuse in their relationships.
This Spanish-language edition of Barrie Levy’s acclaimed In Love and in Danger speaks to Latina teens about abusive relationships and how to break free. Real-life stories give teens the knowledge to confront dangerous situations; ways to tell if relationships are abusive; the differences between romantic, nurturing, and addictive love; the truth about why some guys abuse their girlfriends; and tips for building healthy relationships. A resource section includes community services.
Video: Domestic violence and sexual abuse are often called “women’s issues.” But in this bold, blunt Ted Talk, Jackson Katz points out that these are intrinsically men’s issues — and shows how these violent behaviors are tied to definitions of manhood. Transcripción disponible en español.
Video: Leslie Morgan Steiner tells the story of her relationship, correcting misconceptions many people hold about victims of domestic violence, and explaining how we can all help break the silence. Transcripción disponible en español.