#2: Teen Domestic Violence

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AGAF is a partner with the Chrysalis Foundation to provide information, education, and resources to our middle and high school players and their families. www.NoAbuse.org

Did You Know:

  • 1 in 3 adolescents in the U.S. is a victim of abuse from a dating partner.
  • ¼ of high school girls have been the victim of physical or sexual abuse.
  • 1 in 6 women will experience stalking/victimization in their lifetime.
  • 1 in 4 women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime.
  • Violent behavior typically begins between 12-18 years of age.
  • Only 33% of teens actually report abuse.
  • 81% of parents don’t believe that teen dating violence is an issue.
  • 1-out-of-3 women who are victims of homicide are killed by their current or former partner.

Please visit www.agafvolleyball.org for our event calendars featuring domestic violence awareness programs.