Teen age dating violence
My people are from the world’s newest nation of South Sudan and we carry our culture everywhere we go.I love and embrace my culture because that is what I grew up to do and I feel like it has made me the person I am today.Teens may not fully understand the weight of their actions – especially if they have developed an understanding of how relationships operate from portrayals in the media, movies, athletes, and television.
Teen dating violence can be very dangerous - sometimes lethal.
Machismo takes forms in various ways and often is culturally ingrained within Latinx communities.
Machismo within our Latinx communities is most commonly presented in sets of heavily enforced gender norms and expectations.
San Diego criminal defense lawyer Vikas Bajaj says “teenagers are not immune from the lifelong consequences that can accompany a criminal record, especially for crimes of domestic violence or sexual abuse.
Parents may joke that it’s an experience they want their child to have -- just not until somewhere around the age of 30. A 6th grade girl may say, "Jacob is my boyfriend," but what does that mean?