Pop and soaps stars back anti-abuse campaign for teens

Adverts starring pop and soap stars are being launched to highlight abuse in teenage relationships, the Government has announced.

The Wanted
The Wanted are among the pop stars used to illustrate abusive behaviour to teenagers. Credit: PA

Two different campaigns were shot using pop stars like The Wanted and actors from Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks and will be screened tonight.

Women's campaigners and charities have warned teenage girls face new challenges with the growth in technology, groping in school corridors as well as physical and sexual abuse

Charities End Violence Against Women, Respect and AVA are supporting the campaign.

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Adverts warn teens about abuse

TV ads starring pop and soap stars are being used to ramp up a Government campaign highlighting abuse in teenage relationships, the Home Office announced. Two ads will run on Channel 4 and MTV this evening as part of the This is Abuse campaign.