For example, UN Women (the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women) observes the day each year and offers suggestions for other organizations to observe it.
For 2014, the focus is on how violence cuts across all 12 of the critical areas of concern of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which turns 20 next year.
For 2014, the official Theme framed by the UN Secretary-General’s campaign UNi TE to End Violence against Women, is Orange your Neighbourhood.
The issues fall into two broad groupings: analysis of the prevalence partner violence, and analysis of risk factors for perpetration of partner violence and consequences of being a victim of partner violence.
Some of the PRP scales measure personal characteristic of the partner who completed the PRP, such as Depression and Antisocial Personality, and some measure characteristics of the relationship (as reported by the partner who completed the PRP) such as Communication Problems and Dominance.
February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month Dating violence can happen to any teen in a romantic, dating, or sexual relationship, anytime, anywhere. Learn how to prevent teen dating violence and to promote healthy relationships with CDC's online resources.
Did you know that in a recent national survey, 1 in 10 teens reported being hit or physically hurt on purpose by a boyfriend or girlfriend at least once in the 12 months before the survey?