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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

Teen Dating Violence: A Closer Look at Adolescent Romantic Relationships

General Material
Published Date
October, 2008

This document presents a gender analysis of teen dating violence. The author draws on various studies to examine physical aggression by girls and boys. The authors describe the differences between adult intimate partner violence and teen dating violence and note that applying adult intimate partner violence perspective to teen dating violence is problematic.