Digital dating violence
ABOUT THE ONE LOVE FOUNDATIONThe One Love Foundation in honor of Yeardley Love was created in 2010 to honor the memory of Yeardley Love, a UVA senior who was beaten to death by her ex-boyfriend just weeks before graduation.After her death, Yeardley’s family and friends were surprised to learn the statistics – that 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men in this country will be in a violent relationship in his or her lifetime and that young women ages 16-24 are at 3x greater risk.
Dating is one of the most awesome things about being a teen.
Despite the sometimes grim legal outlook, court staff and judges can still be part of the solution for young people:  UN Broadband Commission for Digital Development, Working Group on Broadband and Gender, “Cyber Violence Against Women and Girls: A Worldwide Wake-Up Call, available at Digitizing Abuse is an Urban Institute project studying the role of technology in teen dating abuse and harassment and in teen bullying.
Knowing how many teens are affected and how they’ve been victimized can inform strategies to address this problem.
The film tells the stories of two high school girls in different parts of the country whose kinship is the result of a common tragedy; both girls were sexually assaulted by boys they thought were friends.
Documentary Competition at the Sundance Film Festival and will appear on Netflix in 2016.
In fact, in a recent Supreme Court Case, by 7-2 it was decided that online threats to kill, without actual evidence of the specific intent to threaten, do not violate the federal law.