New research shows some stereotypical ideas about what it means to be a man have a particularly harmful effect on men's behaviour.
What will it take to change a brutal and militaristic style of policing in America? Political will.
Clashes between farmers and herders in Nigeria have been bloody and protracted, with one side portrayed as victims. But as this study shows, both sides are victims.
Staff shortages and lack of training are placing healthcare workers in danger.
Young men make up the majority of black people killed by police in the US. That's fed a perception that black women are somehow shielded from the threat of police violence. They aren't.
A new approach to supporting victims of domestic violence and child maltreatment.
Protests don't simply turn violent because people have "nothing to lose". Police behaviour and group psychology also plays a part.
That George Floyd died at the hands of four police officers is uncontested, but interpretations of his death and its aftermath differ greatly. The result is two starkly opposed narratives.
Opinions about demonstrations are formed in large part by what people read or see in the media. This gives journalists a lot of power when it comes to driving the narrative.
Having poor morals doesn't mean that a young person is inherently bad.
School closures under coronavirus have raised significant risks for vulnerable students who face maltreatment and exposure to violence. Here are five priorities to address when reopening schools.
Militant far-right groups are always looking to appear legitimate and to recruit more Americans to their causes.
Coronavirus reveals how macho stereotypes like toughness, aggression and control can create harm.
The school playground is not just a place to have fun. It's an important space to claim power and this is often done through violence.
Women who are released from prison need much better, coordinated support to help their transition back into the community without exposing themselves to violence.
A researcher who fled crime-beset Mexico returns to interview the drug cartels behind so much of the violence, asking 33 'narcos' everything about their lives, from birth to their latest murder.
Trump's recent comments echo a troubled history of the use of dogs against people of color, as well as pejorative depictions of people of color as animals.
AMLO's war against organised crime in Mexico isn't stopping people dying.
A terrorism expert explains the legislation that led to the attacker's release.
Nearly two-thirds of incarcerated mothers have never received a visit from their children. A scholar who studies women in prison explains the barriers that families face and how they might be removed.