This song is accompanied by a clever emotional music video.‘Part Time Mutha’ – 2Pac ‘What Would You Do’ – City High ‘Brenda’s Got A Baby’ – 2Pac ‘Not With A Dealer’ – MC Lyte ‘The House’ – Ice-T ‘I Honor U’ – Canibus ‘Love The Way You Lie’ – Eminem ft.According to a study done by psychologists Anderson, Carnagey, and Eubanks, the lyrics one can hear from a song can definitely influence his/her thoughts, ideas, and even behavior.
But in this article, we will go further and examine if the same lyrics are also responsible for making teens and the youth become sexually aggressive and violent towards other people.Rain on Me ~Ashanti, How Come, How Long ~Stevie Wonder & Baby Face, Goodbye Earl ~Dixie Chicks, Independence Day ~Martina Mc Bride, Family Portrait ~Pink, Because of you ~Kelly Clarkson Black Eyes blue tears ~Shania Twain Never Again ~Nickelback Fighter ~Christina Aguilera.The Pixel Project is celebrating 16 Days of Activism to End Gender Violence with a selection of 16 Songs About Violence Against Women (and Staying Strong and Positive).Unhealthy relationships can start early and last a lifetime.Teens often think some behaviors, like teasing and name calling, are a “normal” part of a relationship.However, these behaviors can become abusive and develop into more serious forms of violence.Teen dating violence [PDF 187KB] is defined as the physical, sexual, psychological, or emotional violence within a dating relationship, including stalking. Teen dating violence (physical and sexual) among US high school students: Findings from the 2013 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey. As teens develop emotionally, they are heavily influenced by experiences in their relationships.Many teens do not report it because they are afraid to tell friends and family. Youth who experience dating violence are more likely to experience the following: Communicating with your partner, managing uncomfortable emotions like anger and jealousy, and treating others with respect are a few ways to keep relationships healthy and nonviolent.A 2011 CDC nationwide survey found that 23% of females and 14% of males who ever experienced rape, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner, first experienced some form of partner violence between 11 and 17 years of age. Teens receive messages about how to behave in relationships from peers, adults in their lives, and the media. Risks of having unhealthy relationships increase for teens who — Dating violence can be prevented when teens, families, organizations, and communities work together to implement effective prevention strategies.(Click here for the full post.) I am glad to go beyond listing songs that are about violence against women (though we have a great list of songs and movies on the Prevent Connect wiki.) We need more songs (and plays and poems) about taking a stand to stop violence and rape.What songs inspire you in efforts to prevent domestic violence and sexual assault? Lee, MPH, is the Director of Prevention Services at the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault where he provides training and technical assistance on prevention.