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    • One in three teenagers report knowing a friend or peer who has been hit, punched, kicked, slapped, choked or physically hurt by their partner. – Liz Claiborne Inc. study on teen dating abuse conducted by Teenage Research Unlimited, February 2005.
    • Nearly 1 in 5 teenage girls who have been in a relationship said a boyfriend had threatened violence or self-harm if presented with a breakup. - Liz Claiborne Inc. study on teen dating abuse conducted by Teenage Research Unlimited, February 2005.
    • Thirteen percent of teenage girls who said they have been in a relationship report being physically hurt or hit. - Liz Claiborne Inc. study on teen dating abuse conducted by Teenage Research Unlimited, February 2005.
    • One in four teenage girls who have been in relationships reveal they have been pressured to perform oral sex or engage in intercourse. - Liz Claiborne Inc. study on teen dating abuse conducted by Teenage Research Unlimited, February 2005.
    • More than 1 in 4 teenage girls in a relationship (26 percent) report enduring repeated verbal abuse. - Liz Claiborne Inc. study on teen dating abuse conducted by Teenage Research Unlimited, February 2005.
    • Eighty percent of teens regard verbal abuse as a “serious issue” for their age group. - Liz Claiborne Inc. study on teen dating abuse conducted by Teenage Research Unlimited, February 2005.
    • If trapped in an abusive relationship, 73 percent of teens said they would turn to a friend for help; but only 33 percent who have been in or known about an abusive relationship said they have told anyone about it. - Liz Claiborne Inc. study on teen dating abuse conducted by Teenage Research Unlimited, February 2005.
    • Twenty-four percent of 14-to 17-year-olds know at least one student who has been the victim of dating violence, yet 81 percent of parents either believe teen dating violence is not an issue or admit they don’t know if it is an issue. - Survey commissioned by the Empower Program, sponsored by Liz Claiborne Inc. and conducted by Knowledge Networks, Social Control, Verbal Abuse, and Violence Among Teenagers, December 2000.
    • Less than 25 percent of teens say they have discussed dating violence with their parents. - Liz Claiborne Inc. study of teens 13-17 conducted by Applied Research and Consulting LLC, Spring 2000.
    • Eighty-nine percent of teens between the ages of 13 and 18 say they have been in dating relationships; forty percent of teenage girls age 14 to 17 report knowing someone their age who has been hit or beaten by a boyfriend. - Children Now/Kaiser Permanente poll, December 1995.
    • Nearly 80 percent of girls who have been physically abused in their intimate relationships continue to date their abuser. - City of New York, Teen Relationship Abuse Fact Sheet, March 1998.
    • Of the women between the ages 15-19 murdered each year, 30 percent are killed by their husband or boyfriend. - City of New York, Teen Relationship Abuse Fact Sheet, March 1998.
    • Over 18 percent of teens surveys said that a boyfriend or girlfriend spread rumors about them using a cell phone, e-mail, instant message, text, Web chat, blog or social networking site. - Liz Claiborne Inc. study of teens 13-18 conducted by Teenage Research Unlimited, 2006.
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