Being the victim of trauma can trigger the onset of PTSD. But so can being violent against others – which means young people in gangs risk deep psychological scars.
Intimate partner homicides where there is no known history of violence are not uncommon.
Research shows men and women interpret violence and bullying differently.
Urban planning is not gender neutral. Women deserve to live in cities that treat them equally, respond to their needs and reduce opportunities of violence.
Fan parks will be a key tool at Russia's World Cup next year.
Emoji add a sense of fun and nuance to digital communications. But where does the law stand when they're used to suggest violence or threats?
In the wake of the #Metoo movement, and with the goal of transforming toxic masculinity into compassionate masculinity, we must create new spaces to listen to male victims of child abuse too.
This story typically has two acts. First come the women's reports of harassment – followed by the inevitable dismissal and undermining of them. Could this time be different?
In the last few years, significant resources have been devoted to changing attitudes towards domestic violence – so why aren’t the numbers going down?
Seeking justice, not peace, in our world changes the conversation about conflict. Conflict has proven integral to achieving a more equitable and secure society.
Data show the vast majority of people killed by gun violence are black and live in urban areas.
Many think that violence is central to religion, but some scholars argue it's meaningless to single out religion rather than socio-economic factors when assessing violent acts.
Gunpowder, treason and plot: historical consultants to BBC drama explain their role on the show.
Traditional notions of femininity and masculinity are in conflict, resulting in a surge of violence against Kyrgyz women.
Corruption, not gang warfare, is the root cause of the record violence in El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. Until public officials stop shielding criminal groups like MS-13, lawlessness will reign.
We still live in a violent world – and the Bible can help children understand it.
A few of the ways violence may create even more violence.
As Australia is debating same-sex marriage a major civil right it is hard not to observe regression of LGBT rights in various countries.
Donald Trump seems to have a passion for cruelty, often publicly celebrating his investment in violence as a source of pleasure. Those tendencies represent symptoms of a broader American sickness.
What happens when outsiders step in with good intentions? As the crisis in Guatemala shows, it's complicated.