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Make It Our Business Training June 6th and 7th
5 Ways To Support Native Moms On International Women's Day
Sask. sexual violence survivors to get access to free legal advice
Domestic Abuser Given Absolute Discharge Claims His Ex-Girlfriend ‘Just Wanted Attention’
Saskatchewan explores new law that could warn victims of partners’ violent past
Upcoming Webinar - Mandatory Charging Research Project: Presentation of the Public Report
Purple Posse and Safety Card Success in Kingston Area!
OAITH – Femicide List 2016
Cut It Out Campaign trains stylists to recognize, respond to domestic abuse
New program helps train salon staff to recognize dangers of domestic abuse

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Dating Violence: A Teen Issue

Domestic violence is a serious problem, but it’s not just a concern for adults. Young adults, especially teenagers, are often vulnerable to dating violence, in part because they haven’t been taught anything about it. Think back to your own foray into the teen years. Do you recall having conversations with your parents, educators, or even peers, about healthy vs. unhealthy relationships? Chances are, the answer is no. The dreaded “sex talks” that so many teens and parents alike faced, usually had nothing to do with dating abuse or the signs of an unhealthy relationship. Yet, these are key pieces we need to be teaching youth, from an early age.


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