TeenzTalk addresses the issue of Healthy Relationships, intimate partner abuse with young people aged 14/16 years. Aims to support boys and girls in avoiding abusive relationships ‚Äì with particular attention to social media/sexting/sexual exploitation - and safely exiting abusive relationships.
It ran from 12:00 PM, 4 December 2015 to 5:00 PM, 14 December 2015
Registered Charity in England and Wales (1064764)
How do children and young people learn how to develop healthy relationships, how do they learn to recognize the impact of their behaviour on others and themselves?; indeed, how do they know what a healthy relationship is? It is difficult for children and young people to avoid exposure to sexual content in the media; television programmes often glorify celebrities, based only looks, clothes, and the ability to shock.
Teens become aware of, and can recognise the signs and symptoms of dating violence, so that they can develop healthy and respectful relationships, mitigating the likelihood of becoming victims or perpetrators of domestic abuse themselves. Young people learn to have positive relationships based on mutual respect. Young people are empowered to stop dating abuse before it starts.
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