As teens develop emotionally, they are heavily influenced by their relationship experiences.
Healthy relationship behaviors can have a positive effect on a teen’s emotional development.
A total of 221 students completed both the pretest and posttest exams, of whom 32 were from the private school.
Teen parents face disproportionately high poverty rates 66% of families started by teens live in poverty.
It can also make it difficult for the survivor to focus during class or study.
As a result, high school students who experience abuse are twice as likely than other students to have grades of mostly Ds or Fs. As WOWs Living Below the Line report illustrates, education increases ones ability to become economically secure, especially for women.
As a result of violence, teen survivors often experience higher rates of truancy, low academic achievement, social isolation and pregnancy, which can impact their future economic security.
Over 40% of teens who reported sexual assault, stalking or rape say that the abuse occurred in school or on school grounds.