But passing the resolution is only the first step in making sure that an entire generation of girls never suffers abuse at the hands of a boyfriend or husband. To ensure that the nationwide Teen Dating Violence Education Resolution gets implemented in every middle and high school across the country, REDBOOK has joined Liz Claiborne Inc.
As someone who experienced relationship violence as a teenager and young adult, I am incredibly excited about this project and I hope that you will join MADE with me.
Last week the tragic violent incident involving popular teenage singers Chris Brown and Rihanna has highlighted the need for teen dating violence awareness and education. Now is the time for a teaching moment and for ensuring that we educate about the crisis of teen dating violence and abuse. Nearly one-half of adult sex offenders report committing their first sexual offenses prior to the age of 18 [Ron Snipe, et Al, “Recidivism in Young Adulthood, Adolescent Sexual Offenders Grown Up,” 25 Criminal Justice & Behavior, 109,117, (1998)].
One Grieving Mother's Crusade Ann Burke remembers her daughter, Lindsay, as an outgoing girl.
Lindsay grew up with Ann, her father, Chris, and her brother, also named Chris, in North Kingstown, RI.
Check it out below and continue your support by fanning the page: As you all know, passing…Read More Dear MADE Members, This month is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month! Justice Department’s Office on Violence Against Women for her new web…Read More Dear MADE members, We wanted to share with you all the local and national events taking place this Thursday for national It’s Time to Talk Day. Each year Talk Radio News Service sponsors a “Talk Radio Row on Domestic Violence,” bringing…Read More Dear MADE Members, This Thursday, December 3rd is "It’s Time to Talk Day," a day dedicated to ensuring that Americans speak-up about a subject that most people simply prefer not to discuss— domestic violence. has organized “It’s Time to…Read More A national group of parents, teachers and concerned citizens who are working to ensure that teen dating abuse curricula are taught in every middle school and high school nationwide.