Did you know:

  • About one in five female teens report physical dating violence by a dating partner.
  • Some domestic violence statistics studies have found that 40 percent of teens from 14 to 17 have reported knowing someone their age who had been hit, beaten or abused by a boyfriend.
  • Nearly 14 percent of teens, both male and female, have reported that their boyfriend or girlfriend threatened to harm them or themselves to avoid a breakup.
  • Many of these domestic violence statistics also indicate that as a dating relationship becomes more serious, the potential for a dangerous setting with violence also increases.

Learn more at the Domestic Violence Teen Summit, co-sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Charlotte Alumnae Chapter and Love-SpeakOut, a UNC Charlotte dating violence speaker’s bureau.

Date: Sunday June 3, 2012
Time: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Place: Delta Center (5408 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte
More info: 803-385-8916 or 704 391-7010 | Email: socialaction@charlottedst.org

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