Nearly 1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner in a single year.
1 in 3 girls in the US is a victim of physical, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner, a figure that far exceeds rates of other types of youth violence.
1 in 10 high school students has been purposefully hit, slapped or physically hurt by a boyfriend or girlfriend.
Only 33% of teens who were in an abusive relationship ever told anyone about the abuse.
81% of parents believe teen dating violence is not an issue or admit they don’t know if it’s an issue.