College dating violence videos

03-Aug-2017 14:38

He ignored her and pressured her for months, she said, and often tried to take advantage of her when she was drunk or sleeping.

Sometimes, Ortiz said, she would wake up to him touching her while she had been unconscious.

Despite how many people will experience abuse, 57% of college students say abuse can be difficult to spot, and 58% say if they spot it, they're not sure what to do about it.Olivia Ortiz met her first boyfriend when she was an 18-year-old sophomore at the University of Chicago.She said she set “pretty strong sexual boundaries” with him from the start: He was a 21-year-old senior, but he was also her first kiss, and she told him she didn’t want to go any further than that until she felt comfortable.Part of the problem is that it’s difficult for teens and young adults to identify dating abuse, which can range from physical violence to verbal bullying to obsessive calling, texting or e-mailing dozens of times a day.Fifty-seven percent of the surveyed students said it’s “very or somewhat difficult” to recognize abuse.

Despite how many people will experience abuse, 57% of college students say abuse can be difficult to spot, and 58% say if they spot it, they're not sure what to do about it.

Olivia Ortiz met her first boyfriend when she was an 18-year-old sophomore at the University of Chicago.

She said she set “pretty strong sexual boundaries” with him from the start: He was a 21-year-old senior, but he was also her first kiss, and she told him she didn’t want to go any further than that until she felt comfortable.

Part of the problem is that it’s difficult for teens and young adults to identify dating abuse, which can range from physical violence to verbal bullying to obsessive calling, texting or e-mailing dozens of times a day.

Fifty-seven percent of the surveyed students said it’s “very or somewhat difficult” to recognize abuse.

Universities all over the country are under fire for how they handle sexual assault under Title IX, the federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program.