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Teen Dating Violence


Teen Dating Violence (TDV) is a pattern of violent, coercive, or manipulated behaviors to gain power and maintain control over another person in a relationship. TDV can happen online or in person and includes physical, sexual, emotional, verbal financial violence and stalking. 

The TDV Committee is part of the San Diego Domestic Violence Council. An interdisciplinary team of members from Health and Human Services, Non-profits, Education, Law Enforcement and Community Partners providing both intervention and prevention support against relationship and sexual violence in our communities.

TDV Committee envisions a world where people of all ages feel safe and respected in their relationships

Females between the ages of 16 and 24 are roughly 3 times more likely than the rest of the population to be abused by an intimate partner.
The NO MORE Project . "Dating Abuse Statistics." Accessed April 22, 2014.
33% of adolescents in America are victim to sexual, physical, verbal, or emotional dating abuse.
The NO MORE Project. "Dating Abuse Statistics." Accessed April 22, 2014
Roughly 1.5 million high school boys and girls in the U.S. admit to being intentionally hit or physically harmed in the last year by someone they are romantically involved with
The NO MORE Project . "Dating Abuse Statistics." Accessed April 22, 2014.

Facts About TDV

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