The court heard Ramsey pinned her against the wall in the communal entrance hall, punching her repeatedly in the face until she slumped to the ground.
Dating violence crosses all socio-economic, ethnic, cultural, and religious lines. Offer to go with your friend for professional help.
Dating violence occurs in heterosexual and gay and lesbian relationships. Never put yourself in a dangerous situation with the victim’s partner.
He was arrested a week later thanks to a DNA match and CCTV footage showing him on a bus near the scene.
Initially he told police the sex had been consensual and that he had witnessed her arguing with another man who had beaten her.
Remember that you have the right to a healthy relationship. You have done nothing wrong, and the abuse is not your fault. Talk to your parents, another family member, a friend, your physician, a counselor, a clergy person, or someone else you trust. You may need it as evidence if you have to take legal action. Do not let the abuser in your home or car when you are alone. The multi-racial, mixed gender MVP team is the first large-scale attempt to enlist high school, collegiate and professional athletes in the effort to prevent all forms of men's violence against women.
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