What is Sexual Violence? Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Sexual violence is a social and public health problem in the U.S. According to the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS), nearly 1 in 2 women and 1 in 5 men experienced sexual violence victimization other than rape at some point in their lives.
Know the Signs morethanjustsex One in three adolescents in the U.S. is a victim of physical, sexual, emotional, or verbal abuse from a dating partner. Relationship abuse can exist in many forms and non-violent forms of abuse often precede physical abuse. This PSA encourages teens to know the warning signs of relationship abuse and provides resources for help.
Leslie Morgan Steiner: Why domestic violence victims don't leave TEDx Talks Leslie Morgan Steiner was in "crazy love" -- that is, madly in love with a man who routinely abused her and threatened her life. Steiner tells the dark story of her relationship, correcting misconceptions many people hold about victims of domestic violence, and explaining how we can all help break the silence.