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Sexual penetration includes vaginal or anal penetration by a penis, object, tongue or finger and oral copulation by mouth to genital contact or genital to mouth contact.
After reporting it to her teacher, she was told to confront her attacker to discuss what happened.
In fact, statistics show that one-in-three teenagers have experienced teenage domestic violence in a dating relationship.
In 1995, 7% of all murder victims were young women who were killed by their boyfriends.
Many sexual assault programs struggle to reduce barriers for teens to access their services; in the case of LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning) youth, the barriers may be even more substantial.
It's important to note that the term "teen dating violence," while commonly used, is more aptly named "adolescent relationship abuse," which includes sexual and reproductive coercion and sexual assault as well as physical and emotional abuse.