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We see documentaries such as HBO’s ‘Private Violence‘ and read accounts of women who have been through horrific situations which prove domestic violence is a very complex matter.In all of these stories we hear an adult perspective and when we read about the statistics on intimate partner violence, it is often in the case of adults. Teen dating violence is a very serious issue, because if you think about it, a lot of abusive behavior and patterns of abuse start in perpetrators at a very young age, often influences by their own upbringing and their environment.That means that 54% of women who were raped were under the age of 18 at the time of their first rape.Furthermore, young women – between the ages of 16-24 are especially vulnerable to sexual assault by someone they know or are intimate with.The Michigan penal code states that sexual assault is any form of unwanted sexual contact obtained without consent and/or obtained through the use of force, threat of force, intimidation, or coercion.Domestic violence has been a huge topic in the media over the past year.In March, two Pinckney area teens plead guilty to the sexual assault.Nicklaus Haggerty Lefebvre, 18, and Jacob Glenn Houck, 17, both admitted they had sexual contact with the girl. The charges the two young men face mean registration for a lifetime on Michigan’s Sex Offender Registry.
The current law in place was enacted in 2007 and created in part with help from the Texas Council on Family Violence.
Their small PSA project has turned into potentially changing the laws in the states on domestic violence awareness in schools, but the girls told reporter Hannah Smothers they hope their endeavors will also create more awareness amongst their peers about the prevalence of teen dating violence.
Eighth grader Ashlyn Ellgass says when the group were looking for a cause to focus their Destination Imagination project on, they heard of a horrific case where a guy poured lighter fluid down a girl’s throat.
It becomes a problem when teens cannot even rely on the law to protect them from this violence.
Which is why a group of teen girls in Texas are working to change the legislation in their state in order to protect their peers from becoming victims.