Dating Violence Awareness Month
By Monique Martinez, Youth Rise Student
Did you know that 33% of adolescents are victims of dating violence? Every 24 minutes someone in the world is a victim of dating violence. It's not just common in females, males can also be victims of dating violence. Most of the time they don't know or understand that there in an abusive relationship they think it normal or thinking their partner will change. The following are red flags of dating violence:
In the month of February Rise Above Violence and Youth Rise will support worldwide efforts to raise awareness about dating violence. Wear Orange For Love Day is February 11th; wear orange to show you support victims and survivors of dating violence. There are a lot of people that are too scared to talk or come out about being in a bad relationship if you need to talk to someone anonymously call
Look out for instagram post from @pshs.youth.rise and continuous awareness and educational information in the month of February.
Remember there is always someone to talk to, you are not alone.