Peer based programs are important because 57 percent of individuals report that it is difficult to identify dating violence and 58 percent of college students have indicated that they do not know what to do to help someone who is a victim of relationship violence (The One Love Foundation, 2010).Below are some additional ways communities across the country engage with One Love to build a movement to end relationship abuse.
580 college campuses now have Team One Love organizations and 279 high schools across the nation are incorporating these programs in their curricula.
A new survey reveals dating violence and abuse to be surprisingly more prevalent among college students than previously believed.
Nearly half of dating college women (43%) report having ever experienced violent or abusive dating behaviors, and more than one in five (22%) report actual physical abuse, sexual abuse or threats of physical violence.
It is statistically representative of all 18-29 year-old college students in the United States, with a margin of sampling error of ± 5.4 percentage points. Combining resources and capacity, together they are reaching more people, building more healthy relationships and saving more lives.
is designed to: The National Dating Abuse Helpline is the direct service provider behind loveisrespect.org, operating the phone and chat services.