Examples of abuse include: Violence can be criminal and includes physical assault (hitting, pushing, shoving, etc.), sexual abuse (unwanted or forced sexual activity), and stalking.
Domestic violence and emotional abuse are behaviors used by one person in a relationship to control the other.
Although the use of the materials by schools is optional, we hope the available information will prove to be helpful in the planning and implementation of instruction and policy development.
Throughout Indiana, both school and community-based practitioners are currently addressing the topic of teen dating violence through the provision of a variety of dating, intimate partner, and sexual violence prevention programs and curricula in both school and out-of-school settings.
Lawmakers say they've been working on a policy like House Bill 8 or some version of it for the last nine years.“The bill has been a long time coming.
It's here now, but as we all know, our job is not finished.