Watch the video above and below to hear from the students.Boston Public Health Commission Executive Director Barbara Ferrer talks to “48 Hours” about what parents need to know about teen dating abuse, the impact of social media, and the importance of healthy dating relationships. “Everybody’s electronically communicating about it. And what it tends to do is exacerbate the entirety of the situation.Womens provides easy-to-understand legal information to women living with or escaping domestic violence.
It is important to create spaces, such as school communities, where the behavioral norms are not tolerant of abuse in dating relationships.
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Students participating in Lincoln Sudbury High School’s Mentors in Violence Prevention program give a dramatic presentation to fellow students about the warning signs of dating abuse and breakup violence.