Research shows that teen dating violence is most prevalent in relationships that involve illicit sexual relations.
1 in 10 young people admit to having perpetrated sexual violence.
Violence among teenage girls -- towards each other, towards strangers -- is a growing problem in many countries.
Over the weekend I read a new book in which the mother of three-month-old twins (born prematurely) who died from head injuries in 2006 gives her account of the circumstances surrounding their deaths.
The United States Supreme Court has no doubt upset many parents with its majority decision against a California law which would have banned the sale or rental of ultra-violent video games to children (under-18s).
A study of New Zealand children’s exposure to violence shows that the most common experience is watching people fighting and killing on television and other screens.
A Canadian (Liberal Party) senator, Celine Hervieux-Payette, is urging
the Canadian government to make spanking, even the most innocuous swat
on the backside, a criminal offence.
Who knew that video games could be such a big deal? Currently the United
States Supreme Court is weighing arguments in favour of banning the
sale of graphically violent video games to minors, but the case is not
as straightforward as some of us might think.