Physically or Sexually Abused While Dating Affects 1 out of 5 U.S. Teen Girls

March 3, 2015 1:20 AM

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Physically or Sexually Abused While Dating Affects 1 out of 5 U.S. Teen Girls

A new study finds numerous America teens – both boys and girls – fall as targets to physical and sexual abuse.

The study found among youngsters who dated, one in five young girls and one in 10 boys said they’d been misused in any event once amid the previous year. Most teenagers who reported physical or sexual misuse experienced at least one episode of abuse.

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