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.
A new study exploring the number of alcohol-related injuries treated at Sydney emergency department has found the lockout seem to be having an impact.
Gunmakers should be at the center of any discussion of the root causes of violence, and a closer look at firearms sales reveals some interesting trends.
Exactly 234,966 people have died in Mexico's 11-year drug war. Now the government wants to deploy soldiers to criminal hot spots, a move many fear will just increase violence and weaken the police.
According to a photojournalism expert, there can be a relationship between exposure to grisly images and activism. But there are also ethical considerations to be made.
There’s a much larger issue at play when people have an opportunity to do something about sexual violence but instead choose to remain silent.
Since 2000, 8.8 million Brazilians have been displaced by disaster, development and crime, new data shows. Now Venezuelan migrants are pouring into the country. Still, Brazil has no real refugee plan.
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?