Punishment for crimes allows a society to express its values, but a theorist of criminal law and punishment argues it could also reinforce prejudicial stereotypes about racial and ethnic groups.
Jihadi groups take advantage of endemic poverty, inequality, high unemployment levels, illiteracy, ethnic divisions, and poor governance to spread their campaign of violence in the Sahel region.
The Attica uprising marked a milestone in the prisoners’ rights movement. Many of the grievances aired in 1971 are still relevant to today’s incarcerated population.
At the heart of the issue for school children, parents, caregivers and teachers is to confront from a very young age the question of sex, sexuality and gender.
Young people living in the challenging contexts of urban informal settlements may be more at risk of experiencing generalised anxiety disorder.
When the US invaded Afghanistan in late 2001, Afghans had endured 22 years of war. The Taliban were on the rise. Little has changed after an additional 20 years of war and suffering.
Abuse, neglect or witnessing violence at home can lead kids to misbehave. Some schools are doing away with expulsions to focus on childhood trauma instead.
Investment in preventing violence against children is a long-term strategy for a sustainable future, and it requires urgent action.
A year after historic protests for police reform, it’s clear that the Toronto Police aren’t sincere about changing how they treat historically over-policed and criminalized communities.
The army may help create a more stable and secure environment in the short term, but this is unlikely to result in sustainable and lasting peace.
South Africa's recent violence is a cause for concern but there are opportunities to build a stronger nation.
South Africa can’t possibly remain the same country in the aftermath of this mayhem. There are just too many storms ahead to simply continue unchanged.
A spate of anti-clerical attacks has put a spotlight on the role of Christian leaders in South Sudan.
Johnson’s victory, in the manliest of sports, contradicted claims of racial supremacy by whites and demonstrated that Blacks were no longer willing to acquiesce to white dominance.
In Morocco, the COVID-19 pandemic has burdened women with more housework and duties at home, and violence against them has risen.
A meta-analysis of 437 studies found that egomaniacs aren’t just a bummer – they can be dangerous, too.
The Masjid al-Aqsa of Jerusalem is linked in the Quran to the story of the night journey of Prophet Muhammad from Mecca to Jerusalem and has deep religious meaning for Muslims across the world.
Violence is a tough but necessary subject to address. Here are four articles on how to speak to your child about violence.
As we celebrate Asian Heritage Month, the time is now to collectively centre dialogue against anti-Asian racism, with an optimistic view for a global reset.
To remove the burden of responsibility, everyone must take over some of the work that diverse communities have been doing to combat prejudice and fear for decades.