Dating violence research

Women and girls are victimized in our society in ways that threaten their physical, emotional, psychological and sexual well-being.

“Violence against women and girls continues unabated in every continent, country and culture.The Toolkit organizes information, resources, tips and tools drawn from the wealth of information gathered when the two service systems were convened through local collaborative projects funded by the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) of the U. In this Toolkit, DV/SA providers will find information designed to increase their understanding of runaway and homeless youth and the network of programs and services working with them and, conversely, RHY providers will find resources on intimate partner violence and the programs and networks that provide protections and support to victims of violence.An increased understanding and dialogue between these systems at the service level can result in improved services overall.Thanks also to the FYSB RHY/DV/SA collaborative project grantees who shared their lessons learned, tools and information with us.Kenya Fairley and Casey Keene of the NRCDV made important contributions to the design and development of the Toolkit, as did project consultant Kim Pentico and Monika Johnson-Hostler of the North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault.It can happen on a first date, or once you’ve fallen deeply in love. Learn the signs of dating violence or abuse and how to get help.

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