Dating violence grapsh
While men are also victims of dating violence, the majority of victims are women, making a lack of proper prevention methods for partner violence a violation of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.
According to the Justice Department, women are eight times more likely than men to be victimized by a partner.
Approximately 25 percent of teens report experiencing TDV annually (Noonan & Charles, 2009).
In fact, many prevention methods for sexual assault, she said, are based on methods previously created for preventing domestic abuse. “When we’re talking about sexual assault, we’re basically talking about violence against women.
And attempting to prevent that is a holistic approach that starts with sexual harassment and goes through sexual assault and even murder.
As with cases of sexual assault, most incidents of domestic violence go unreported, meaning the number is likely much higher.
College-aged women experience a higher rate of partner violence than any other age group.