Statistics used throughout our Web site are cited below. New York City Statistics: The boys were much more likely to state that they initiated incidents. Sixty-one percent of adolescents reporting abuse said they told a friend. Teen Education In a study, young people who received comprehensive sex education used significantly fewer acts of violence toward a dating partner by the end of Grade Reasons for the Violence Young people tend to interpret the violence of their partner as signifying love.
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