Ways prevent dating violence
Controlling and hurtful words are red flags in a dating relationship and can leave emotional scars. Use them to start a conversation in person or on social media.Use the hash tag #Not Just Physical and tag @NYSOPDV on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Speak up against any acts of dating abuse you see, whenever you see it.
That is why our Government has been consulting Canadians on how men and boys can be better engaged in advancing gender equality, including supporting healthy and inclusive gender norms and relationships.
New York State joins the nation in marking February as Teen Dating Abuse Awareness Month. Check out these ideas and get involved to prevent dating abuse in your community.