South Africans would rather see efforts go into tackling other challenges – but climate change will intensify those challenges.
Research shows that removing guns from violent abusers saves lives. But laws doing just that are at risk of being ruled unconstitutional, following a landmark Supreme Court guns case.
Short fiction’s fragmentation reflects its origins as a response to trauma. Two new collections explore the dangers and vulnerability of womanhood, and the global threat of climate change.
Kenyan families with access to mass media are significantly more afraid of terrorism than those without access.
Bret Easton Ellis’s grotesquely violent novel is irreducibly misogynist, racist and homophobic. So was Reagan’s America. It’s less darkly comic satire than deadly serious social diagnostic.
Violence between herdsmen and farmers in the Sahel is nothing new, but in recent years Nigeria has a noticeable upturn in violence.
After a very divisive election campaign, the winner of the Brazilian election will need to reuite the country.
Two academics have identified the perpetrators of a massacre committed in 2013 by Syrian loyalist forces. An episode that says a lot about the reality of Syria in the last 10 years.
Women have assumed different roles in alt-right movements, including organizing protests, spreading misinformation and organizing militias.
Young people who experienced violence between other family members, and had been directly subjected to abuse, were 9.2 times more likely to use violence in the home.
Calls for tougher laws against assaults on teachers have been thwarted by efforts to keep kids in school.
We found 81% of gender-diverse people reported experiencing violence from a coach.
Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis could escalate into a complex disaster emergency with dire environmental consequences.
Long considered a frozen conflict, the Western Sahara dispute roared back to life in late 2020, reviving old wounds and inflicting fresh ones.
A recent jury examining murders of women urged the federal government to add the term femicide and its definition to the Criminal Code.
High temperatures make baseball players and coaches more irritable, and are associated with an increase in violence.
South Africa needs a multi-pronged strategy for building peaceful, sustainable neighbourhoods, communities, and a nation where the rule of law prevails.
The ways Americans talk about firearms is full of contradictions, two communication scholars explain – and that powerfully shapes the country’s approach to gun policy.
The study highlights the flimsy boundaries between different forms of violence: torture and extrajudicial punishment, lawful arrest, and an unlawful kidnapping.
In families that are facing economic insecurity, fathers are more likely to experience depressive symptoms that can lead to conflict.