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Ri schools required to teach about dating violence

Shortly after graduating from Rhode Island College with an education degree in 2003, Lindsay met Gerardo Martinez at a wedding.

Such programs should be appropriate to the age, developmental level, and cultural background of students and respect the diversity of values and beliefs represented in the community.

Comprehensive school-based sexuality education complements and augments the sexuality education children receive from their families, religious and community groups, and health care professionals.

The RI Department of Education and the Department of Health collaborate on this initiative to “Please click the following links to visit their pages on HIV, Sexuality, and Health Education, which include information about what’s going on in Rhode Island, as well as fact-sheets and many other relevant resources.

Be sure to include your full name, age, hometown, and contact information. Let's work together to make abusive relationships history.

"I was worried because Lindsay wouldn't change her phone number, which I felt was important to keep her safe," says Ann.

"Plus, I knew they'd broken up and gotten back together before." On September 14, 2005, Lindsay visited Gerardo's apartment to retrieve some of her things, and Ann never saw her daughter again.

But passing the resolution is only the first step in making sure that an entire generation of girls never suffers abuse at the hands of a boyfriend or husband. To ensure that the nationwide Teen Dating Violence Education Resolution gets implemented in every middle and high school across the country, REDBOOK has joined Liz Claiborne Inc.