Dating violence among adolescents

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Despite the various available and implemented interventions to prevent domestic violence against women, there has been little change in the reported statistics in Nigeria between 20[1],[2].

We are missing something and we need to find out what it is through research to plan more effective interventions. Changes in Knowledge and Attitudes among Junior Secondary Students Exposed to the Family Life and HIV Education Curriculum in Lagos State, Nigeria.

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We then decided to interview a few adolescents who had been victims of IPV to understand the adolescent perspective on dating violence.

In the quest to gain insight into the dating violence situation among adolescents, we set out to map available resources for adolescent girls who experience dating violence and find out from those available sources if adolescents had been utilizing services.

We located some NGOs and youth-friendly facilities within our local government that provide services for girls who had experienced intimate partner violence (IPV).

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