After mass killings, politicians feel compelled to offer solutions to gun violence. One of the most common answers is better access to mental health care, but research has found that's not effective.
Ten years after the publication of two major works about violence, their authors meet to discuss their theories and renew the debate.
At least one in six older people experience some form of physical, emotional, sexual or financial abuse each year.
Experiencing and witnessing violence in their communities can lead to emotional, social and cognitive problems for kids. A new study shows it affects how their developing brains grow, as well.
Incels compare themselves to other men, before blaming women for withholding sex from, in their perception, deserving men.
We should consider the messages that violence and aggression in sports of all kinds give children and young people – and devise strategies to lessen the impact.
When reporting violence, grammar matters: the use of voice is key to apportioning blame and, importantly, an accurate depiction of what has taken place.
Planning matters. The 2005 riots in France started in badly designed housing projects, while innovative planning helped Medellín, Colombia, shed its reputation as the most violent city in the world.
A tougher security approach to terrorism may be counterproductive and could even potentially undermine the supremacy of civilian government in Indonesia.
Young people need more protection while they're growing up.
PlayerUnknown's Battleground - a multiplayer, fight-to-the-death video game - was the most downloaded game for the first quarter of 2018. It feels like an immersive experience of today’s nightmares.
Forty years after Altab Ali's racist murder in Whitechapel, the story of how it mobilised the Bangladeshi community.
France's answer to #MeToo was #BalanceTonPorc -- "denounce your pig". An analysis of the idioms linking to sex and pigs provides some insights into why the hashtag hit home.
The evidence indicates that having autism spectrum disorder actually reduces the risk of violence.
Violence in UK schools is at record levels, but expelling pupils isn't always the answer.
The British government is not facing up to the serious challenges it faces.
It's important to differentiate between various forms of sexual violence to punish perpetrators appropriately, and to help those affected to label and describe their experiences.
Crime is way down in one Flint, Michigan, neighborhood, where locals have teamed up to revamp neglected public spaces. Here, why 'busy streets' can prevent violence and save cities money.
Intimate partner violence has tremendous negative consequences for women, their families and societies, yet it have not received the political attention it should.
Do video games increase violent behaviour? A music scholar who has focused on how musical elements contribute to immersion in video games explores the issue.