Though girls were more likely to experience violence, the numbers show dating assaults affect young boys as well.
The new CDC survey adds to its prior research into the prevalence of dating violence, but the latest version asked updated questions that include sexual violence and more accurately portray violent behaviors, the study authors say.
Shamash, who published a book in 2015 about her Jewish family’s 1972 escape from Iraq, was traveling around the United States, giving talks about her background.
Iraqi Jews who had come to hear her speak would frequently come up and introduce themselves. “They felt a connection.” These conversations got Shamash, 53, thinking about how the next generation of Jews of Iraqi descent would stay connected to their heritage.
For boys, about 4% reported experiencing physical violence, 3% experienced sexual violence and 10% experienced any type.NEW YORK (JTA) — These days, there’s a dating site or app for just about any group you can imagine, from men with beards (and their admirers) to a farmers-only site.There’s even an app matches people based upon shared dislikes — as in “I saw you, too, hate paying extra for guacamole.” But one day it dawned upon Cynthia Shamash, a New York-based dentist, that it was still hard for Mizrahi Jews, or Jews from the Middle East and North Africa, to meet each other.One-quarter (24%) of teen “daters” or roughly 8% of all teens have dated or hooked up with someone they first met online.Of those who have met a partner online, the majority met on social media sites, and the bulk of them met on Facebook.