Quick Facts

    • An image of a woman with text that reads 81% of women

      who experience rape, stalking or physical violence by an intimate partner report health impacts such as PTSD symptoms and injury.

    • An image of four women with text that reads 1 in 4 women

      is the victim of severe physical violence by an intimate partner at some point in their lifetime.

    • An image of a large group of people and text that reads 12 million women and men

      are victims of rape, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner in the United States every year.

    • An image of a woman with text that reads 95% of survivors

      report being more hopeful about the future after seeking and receiving help from a domestic violence program.

    • Images of youth with text that reads "about 44% of girls and 27% of boys"

      ages 15-19, have spoken with their parents about both abstinence and birth control.

      About 65% of girls and 53% of boys received formal sex education on both topics, according to the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

    • Image of pregnant teen with text that reads Girls born to teen parents are almost 33%

      more likely to become teen parents themselves.

      FYSB and its partners at OAH, CDC, and the Indian Health Service are educating young people to end the cycle of teen pregnancy.

    • Image of two teen girls with text that reads Hispanic and Black teen girls are about 2-3 times

      more likely to give birth than white teen girls, according to the CDC.

      FYSB's Personal Responsibility Education Program targets youth who are homeless, in foster care, living in rural areas, or from minority groups.

    • Image of a mother and a baby with text that reades only 50% of teen mothers

      receive a high school diploma by age 22, compared to nearly 90% of women who did not give birth during adolescence.

      FYSB's adolescent pregnancy prevention grantees give young people the tools they need to postpone parenthood.

    • Text reads Homeless teens have lifetime pregnancy rates of 48%

      compared to 10% for those who are housed.

      FYSB's Runaway and Homeless Youth Program works to get young women off the streets and into shelter.