S: by: April Badger & Haleigh Morgan
FC: adolescent sexual abusive relationships
1: In both 8Th and 9Th grade 72% of adolescents say that they are in a relationship
2: All across the US, about 10% of teens have either been physically hurt by their girlfriend/boyfriend or their parents
3: Intimate partner violence is a type of dating violence where abuse or maltreatment happens between 2 people in a dating relationship or a casual relationship. It can be violent, physical, abusive,and sexual.
5: By the time children reach the age of 18, about 1 out of 4 girls and 1 out of 5 boys are sexually and/or abusively attacked up till that age. And they are usually harmed by someone they are close to or someone they know.
6: Both men and women can be sexually abused.
7: Most people don't talk about their abusive/sexual relationships because they are either scared or nobody will listen or even believe them.