Havre students report incidents of domestic violence


Domestic violence is a complex problem nobody wants to discuss. Yet, wishing doesn't make it go away - even for the community's youth.

Havre's 2003 Youth Risk Behavior Survey revealed that 14 percent of high school students and 5 percent of middle school students have been intentionally hit, slapped, or physically hurt by their boyfriend or girlfriend. What's even more alarming is that 11 percent of high schoolers and 7 percent of middle schoolers have been forced to have sexual intercourse against their will.

Knowing the statistics is a start. But true personal awareness begins at home. Re...

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