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CLIP 6589

Domestic Violence: a Young Person’s Experience

Domestic Violence: a Young Person’s Experience
Key Info
  • Domestic Violence: a Young Person’s Experience
  • Many teenagers don't think that being hit is domestic violence. A 16-year-old girl talks about being hit by her boyfriend and what she did to break the cycle of abuse. She discussed how the support of her friends helped her to leave the abusive relationship. This clip comes from 'Dangerous Love', originally broadcast in March 2009.
  • Subject:

    Society Health and Development


    Protecting Individuals

  • Keywords: violence, arguing, friends, boyfriends, crying, pain, hurt, teachers
Ideas for use in class
  • Discussion about what is acceptable and unacceptable behaviour, what constitutes domestic violence and the support in place for victims and perpetrators.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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