The Task Force will, in addition to working to combat sexual violence on college campuses, explore ways its recommendations may apply to elementary and secondary schools across our country.My Administration will keep forging a future in which no teenager must suffer due to having an abusive partner.
Approximately 1 in 10 teenagers reports being physically or sexually victimized by a dating partner, and too many other victims do not report it.
The cycle of violence can begin with anyone at any time, and as a society, we must acknowledge that we each have a role to play in teaching children about healthy relationships.
Vice President Joe Biden's 1is2many initiative is strengthening efforts to reduce dating violence among those most vulnerable, particularly young women between the ages of 16 and 24, and is utilizing technology to engage students, teens, and young adults in this cause.
To build on our efforts, I established the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault.
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Teen dating violence is a serious violation that can affect a young person's safety, development, and sense of comfort.