by Shanequa Taylor

Definition:  Violence is a physical act  that can harm another person.

Interesting Facts

1. 15.5 million children in the United States live in families in which partner violence occur

2. teens who suffer dating abuse are effected badly  and can have eating disorders and can have other problems in life.

  3 . In the U.S. 25% high school girls who are abused and sexually assaulted are more likely to become pregnant or have transmitted disease.

4 . 1 and 4 teen say they have easy access to guns.

5 . 1 in 13 people say they have  been threatened , injured with knives, guns,  and clubs on school property .

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