Dating violence in asia
Imagine being beaten by your husband or threatened with deportation and having your children removed from you.
Perhaps police show up in response to a call or complaint but you can’t speak their language.
It’s important to note that we are down on abusive relationships, not on all relationships.
We understand that relationships for adolescents fulfill many of the same roles that adult relationships fulfill—conferring social connections and status, friendship, and affection.
On this page, find estimates on prevalence from: Youth Risk Behavior Survey, a nationally representative annual survey of youth in grades 9 to 12, found that, of those students who dated someone in the last 12 months, approximately one in 10 reported being a victim of physical violence from a romantic partner during that year.The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, analyzing a nationally representative sample of adolescents in grades 7 to 12 who were then followed over time, showed that approximately 30 percent of people ages 12 to 21 in heterosexual relationships reported experiencing psychological abuse in the past 18 months; 20 percent of youth in same-sex relationships reported experiencing the same type of abuse.About 10 percent of students in the Youth Risk Behavior Study who had dated someone in the last 12 months reported that they had been kissed, touched or physically forced to have sexual intercourse against their will by a dating partner during that year.To date, there are no nationally representative data on perpetration of dating violence. “For many of these women, options were minimal because of language and cultural barriers,” said Kim-Goh, who recently interviewed Korean and Vietnamese community members in Orange County to gauge perceptions and attitudes toward domestic violence, as well as to discover the size of the problem.