That compares to adults where one-fourth of women who date and one-seventh of men who date experience dating abuse or violence.
Harrow is a martial artist who loves Aikido and a marketing strategist by trade.
" Delivering the no-go message could have grave importance.
How you present yourself matters, so Susan Harrow teaches teenage girls to stand up straight and make good eye contact.
She coaches them to speak with a forceful, no-nonsense voice.
“Part of the reason things went so far south was that people thought, ‘it’s just a couple of kids, it’s not a big deal, it will blow over.’ We couldn’t get any help, and the situation escalated and went out of control,” Bobbi says.
Just a couple of weeks after Kaity was killed, Bobbi’s neighbor, a professor of women’s studies at Arizona State University, asked Bobbi if she would share Kaity’s story at a symposium on domestic violence.
A month later, he assaulted her at school and Kaity and her family got an injunction against harassment to help protect her. A few weeks later, while Kaity was walking home from school, her ex-boyfriend shot and killed her before turning the gun on himself and committing suicide. “She was a victim of teen dating violence in the worst imaginable way,” says her mother, Bobbi Sudberry.