According to the National Domestic Violence Hotline,
43% of dating college women report experiencing abusive and violent dating behaviors including digital, verbal, physical, sexual, or other controlling abuse.
Nearly 1 in 3 college women (29%) say they’ve been in an abusive dating relationship .
52% of college women report knowing a friend who’s experienced violent and abusive dating behaviors including physical, sexual, digital, verbal, or other controlling abuse.
57% of college students who report experiencing dating violence and abuse said it occurred in college.
58% of college students say they don’t know what to do to help someone who is a victim of dating abuse.
38% of college students say they don’t know how to get help for themselves if they experience dating abuse as a victim.
Over half of all college students (57%) say it’s difficult to identify dating abuse.
36% of dating college students have given a dating partner their computer, email, or social media passwords; these students are more likely to experience digital dating abuse.
1 in 5 college women has been verbally abused by a dating partner.
1 in 6 college women (16%) has been sexually abused in a dating relationship.