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New Study Warns Teen Girls Who are Victims of Abuse Are at Greater Risk of Meeting People Online

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January 14, 2013
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A new study by a US children's hospital has found 30 per cent of teenage girls met a stranger from the internet in person without confirming their identity, with abused or neglected adolescents posing the highest risk.


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Study: Online Dating More Likely to End in Happy Marriage

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Buzz60 (June 4, 2013) — A study from the University of Chicago finds that couples who meet online are more likely to have happy marriages than couples who meet elsewhere. The study also finds that couples who meet at a bar, spin class or wherever, are 25% more likely to have a relationship that ends in divorce than those who meet online.
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Black Girls Code: Crashing the Digital Gender Divide

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FORA.tv (Dec. 14, 2012) — Kimberly Bryant, Founder, Black Girls Code, explains how to crack the code by bringing technology to girls of color.
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Streamlined Support for Cyberbullying Victims Urged

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CBC (Aug. 9, 2013) — Legal experts across Canada are lauding Nova Scotia's new legislation allowing victims of cyberbullying to sue. Now one Ottawa law professor says there needs to be a streamlined process for victims to report incidents.
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