Tag Archives: Violence

New Gun Laws: Preventing Gun Violence

New Gun Laws: In the Line of Fire Almost every night on the evening news there is a report of a gun related homicide, innocent children being killed (by stray bullets) or a deadly school shooting. The nature of gun violence is a highly debated issue throughout the United States. Gun violence is no longer

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Domestic Violence Statistics

Domestic violence is wrong. There is never any excuse for it. One of the reasons it continues as a significant problem is that perpetrators are not always reported to the authorities. |SEE ALSO: Understanding Violence Definition| Years of being beaten, told they are worthless, and being trapped in a hostile environment take its toll on

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Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is typically associated with one spouse physically injuring the other spouse. However, the act of domestic violence can occur between partners, couples, siblings, parent/child and all those in between. It occurs between both men and women and there are no age or race barriers. The perpetrator uses humiliation, fear, physical injury, intimidation, emotional

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What Is Violence? Discover Its Different Types

Violence is an action that happens far too often all around us. However, people often do not know the answer to the following questions: What is violence? And what are the different types of violence? This lack of information could be one of the reasons why violence is quite widespread in our world. People are

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

2014’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women is coming up on November 25. When the idea of violence against women is brought up, it’s not uncommon for someone to feel confused about why it’s treated like such a significant problem. Sometimes it’s true ignorance to the problem, while other times it’s willful

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Gender Violence Throughout the World

Gender violence is harassment that occurs to a person for the sole reason of their gender. Although physical assault is a common form of gender violence, it is not limited to just that. The European Council defines gender-based violence as acts that lead to “physical, sexual, psychological or economic harm or suffering to women.” These

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Why Suicide Chat is Invaluable

Suicide chat is a form of intervention during a precarious thought process a young person goes through as they consider ending their own life. As parents, we don’t like to think of our children as being sad and miserable, but the reality is that teen years can bring much angst. To better understand the vulnerability

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Why Some Kids Enjoy Physical Violence

Some people just seem to enjoy physical violence while others avoid it at all costs. When those two types interact in a school setting, bullying is often the result. You could walk outside any school in America and see examples of physical violence in the school yard. But the more we advance and move away

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Family Violence

Family violence is any abuse that occurs among family members. Family violence involves physical, emotional/verbal, and sexual abuse. Physical abuse can include hitting, kicking, pinching, tripping, or poking. Sexual abuse involves any sexual contact between an adult family member and a minor child. Sexual contact means exposing oneself, asking child for sexual favors, showing pornography

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Understanding Violence Definition

Thanks to local and international news media, most people in the U.S. now understand the term violence and are familiar with its many forms. This article explains the violence definition and will help you become better equipped to deal with violence in your community and bring an end to it.  Violence Definition To begin with,

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Domestic Violence in Australia

Domestic violence often referred to as intimate partner violence is a big problem in many countries of the world today. This topic is a broad concept and there are many ways to look at domestic violence. It occurs in all countries of the world both industrialized and developing countries. Domestic violence is also found in

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Violent Crime Analysis on Teens

It is very common for adolescents to interact with different kinds of people. There will be various situations that require your teen to deal with his or her emotions. As a youngster continues to grow up, personal conflict as well as difficult situations with other people may be hard to handle. This is one of

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