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BULLYING

Bullying, used by aggressors as a form of intimidation towards individuals, is prevalent throughout different environments across the world—schools, workplaces, and social media. Although bullying can consist of physical contact, words, or even subtle actions, it affects individuals throughout the world.

dating violence

Dating violence is defined as the physical, sexual, psychological, or emotional violence within a dating relationship. Dating violence can lead to symptoms of depression and anxiety, drug and alcohol abuse, involvement in antisocial behaviors, and thoughts of suicide.

ELDER ABUSE

Elder abuse refers to any knowing, intentional, or negligent act by a caregiver or any other person that causes harm or serious risk of harm to a vulnerable adult. It includes the use of physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, neglect, exploitation, and abandonment.

lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender dating violence

Abusive partners in LGBTQ relationships use all the same tactics to gain power and control as abusive partners in heterosexual relationships--physical, sexual or emotional abuse, financial control, isolation and more.

male intimate partner violence

sibling ABUSE

Sibling abuse includes physical, emotional, or sexual abuse towards another sibling, which affects young boys and girls across the world. Because sibling abuse is overlooked as play fighting, parents oftentimes miss the signs of sibling abuse that affect children.


 

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