People do not truly understand the problem of domestic violence and do not take it as seriously as it should be. Our goal is for PADV’s Teen Summit to be an eye-opening experience.
VOX joined Partnership Against Domestic Violence Teen Summit to give teens a chance to speak up about what matters to them about dating, dating violence and healthy relationships. Through participating in VOX workshops and speak out stations, teens shared their experiences and voices around this year’s Summit theme “Voices and Choices.” VOX’s Atlanta Teen Voices Teen Editor Christian Stallworth co-facilitated two […]
Since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that Georgia ranks 3rd in the nation for the highest numbers of teen-reported cases of physical abuse in a relationship, VOX spent the spring semester covering dating violence. We wanted to share stories, like types of abuse, and resources for help — and also give voice to teens around […]
VOX brought the mic (and pens and art supplies) to the 2016 PADV Teen Summit, giving teens a chance to speak up about dating violence and healthy relationships. Here are some of their voices.
This semester, VOX Investigates takes a deep dive into teen dating violence. According to loveisrespect.org, an organization dedicated to combating dating violence, one in three teens is a victim of sexual, physical, verbal or emotional abuse stemming from an unhealthy dating relationship. Sometimes, unhealthy relationships can be ingrained in our thinking through various mediums, including […]
VOX brought the mic to the Teen Action Group at Planned Parenthood Southeast, who spoke up about healthy relationships and preventing dating violence. Enjoy their video, art and writing.