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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.
The lack of applicable laws and the difficulty obtaining enforcement of existing laws leaves victims especially vulnerable.
Young people may experience pressure, such as for nude pictures, or experience coercion to comply with the demands of the abuser in an online capacity.
Perpetrators of teen dating violence may also use social media and technology generally to track and monitor victims, to harass and scare victims, to maliciously embarrass and bully victims, to impersonate victims, and in some cases, to recruit or lure victims into dangerous or violent situations.
The truth is, these numbers are only a snapshot representation of cases that have been reported.
So many cases go unreported, and the TVH Prevention Education team spends a lot of time discussing the reasons teens and young adults don’t report or leave an abusive relationship.It has, at best, created suffering for victims on a world stage at a time when social connectedness and identity is most important and vulnerable.