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Children under fire
John Woodrow Cox - The Washington Post, 15 September 2017. [16-09-2017]
Almost two dozen kids are shot every day in the U.S. This 4-year-old was one of them.
What should be done with the foreign women and children who joined Isis?
Shiraz Maher - New Statesman, 28 August 2017. [28-08-2017]
Until now, much of the media focus has been on the male members of IS. But as the IS project crumbles in Syria and Iraq, it is the fate of the women and children that presents one of the biggest challenges to local authorities – and Western governments.
1,300 children die by gun every year in the US
Andrew Kragie - Chron, 2 July 2017. [05-07-2017]
An average of 19 children suffer gunshot wounds every day in the United States, according to a new public health study that culled several national databases to tally cases from 2002 to 2014. Nearly 1,300 die each year.
Long ignored, adolescent family violence needs our attention
Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Janemaree Maher And Jude Mcculloch - Medical XPress, 3 July 2017. [05-07-2017]
Family violence and youth justice have been subjected to an intense focus in Australia in the past year. Government responses to family violence have emphasised the importance of perpetrator accountability, while in the youth justice field recent reforms have seen a toughening of legal responses.
A new study about guns and ‘children’
Robert Verbruggen - National Review, 20 June 2017. [21-06-2017]
Pediatrics has published a new study that covers nonfatal injuries in addition to deaths, and it explains how these incidents break down in terms of demographics, geography, and circumstances.
India: children of lions, sons of tigers
Ruchir Joshi - The Hindu, 9 April 2017. [08-04-2017]
Physical violence is addictive and infectious. Like some deadly drug, once you partake of it you want a second (forgive the terrible pun) hit, and once you start doing it regularly you want more and more. With ingested substances your interaction is only with yourself, but violence always needs a target, or — if you must be libtardish about it — a victim.
UK to prepare children to fight cyberterrorism at school
Robert Hackwill - EuroNews, 11 February 2017. [11-02-2017]
Britain is launching a cyber skills programme for thousands of teenagers and investing 23.4 million euros on developing extra-curricular activities and a core curriculum. The idea is pupils will later be able to better protect the businesses or institutions they will one day work for.
Disabled children more likely to be bullied
Randy Dotinga - UPI, 28 December 2016. [29-12-2016]
Disabled children, including those with learning disabilities, were about 20 percent more likely to report being bullied than other students in surveys taken at a New England school district. And that difference remained steady from third through 12th grades, the researchers found.
Ireland: shocking cases of parents abused
Allison Bray - Independent, 11 August 2016. [11-08-2016]
Elderly parents are being forced to take out protection orders against their adult children as they return to the family home, according to a campaign group.
10 Nice: terror through the eyes of innocents
Alissa J. Rubin and Lilia Blaise - The New York Times, 16 July 2016. [17-07-2016]
At least 10 children were killed and at least 35 were treated for injuries at hospitals in Nice. Others were separated from their parents in the chaos, and some no doubt saw and heard things they might carry with them for a long time.
11 How violence affects children's mental health
NDTV, 13 December 2015. [14-12-2015]
Children who live in societies witnessing violence may have high levels of behavioural and emotional problems, according to a US study based on the mental health of children in Juarez, Mexico — once dubbed the murder capital of the world.
12 How to talk to children about violence in the news
Collin Binkley - Chicago Tribune, 25 November 2015. [26-11-2015]
Discussing with children violent events and the often complex history behind those events is a recurring challenge for parents. Experts recommend addressing your children's concerns about the events and asking open-ended questions about their feelings.
13 How the Paris attacks are affecting Muslim children
Alison Gee - BBC News, 24 November 2015. [25-11-2015]
Many parents have found it hard to talk to their children about the Paris attacks in which 130 people were killed - but it has been particularly difficult for Muslim families. With that in mind, a daily children’s newspaper is devoting some pages to its young Muslim readers.
14 Children are also victims of domestic violence
Elly Grimm - Leader & Times, 23 October 2015. [24-10-2015]
Experts say children exposed to domestic violence at home are more likely to have health problems, including becoming sick more often, having frequent headaches or stomachaches, and being more tired and lethargic.
15 Attacks by 4-5 children on teachers have doubled
Matthew Davis - Daily Mirror, 22 August 2015. [25-08-2015]
Record numbers of the youngest schoolchildren are being suspended for attacking teachers in UK. There were also cases of assaults on classmates, verbal abuse, sexual misconduct, bullying and racism as campaigners blame video games and online images.
16 Reducing violence through positive parenting
Chandre Gould - All Africa, 6 August 2015. [07-08-2015]
The Institute for Security Studies, in partnership with the University of Cape Town and the Seven Passes Initiative, will begin an innovative three-year positive parenting project in September this year. The project will determine if a community-driven public awareness campaign, combined with parenting programmes, will improve parenting and promote child safety across the whole village.
17 A process that leads children to violence
Lois M. Collins - Deseret News, 24 July 2015. [25-07-2015]
When children expect hostility, they react aggressively — a truth that spans cultures and has implications for world peace, according to a new study from Duke University. “When a child infers that he or she is being threatened by someone else and makes an attribution that the other person is acting with hostile intent, then that child is likely to react with aggression.”
18 Family violence can affect children even before birth
The Guardian, 14 July 2015. [14-07-2015]
Experts tell inquiry tackling adverse effects of domestic violence on very young babies may be crucial for their later development pregnant woman holding bump. Women exposed to domestic violence while pregnant are “more likely to have preterm deliveries”, said Professor Louise Newman, director for women’s mental health at Melbourne’s Royal women’s hospital.
19 How to raise children who choose peace
Molly Alexander Darden - The Huffington Post, 17 February 2015. [18-02-2015]
When young people choose to join terrorists, we ask ourselves, “Why?” We surmise that they come from families and societies that offer them no opportunities. Or, that they choose the perceived glamor and power associated with bombing and killing, or it could be a factor much more subtle, involving how they feel about themselves and their position in society. But the media and parents can strongly influence how they respond to propaganda.
20 How can services protect children in violent homes?
Louise Tickle - The Guardian, 9 February 2015. [09-02-2015]
How best can children be protected in households where domestic abuse is rife? It seems a simple question, but it isn’t, and that’s because the fate of children is inextricably linked with that of the victim, usually their mother. How services view and interact with her matters as much, and sometimes more than, whether they specifically engage with at-risk children in the family, says Davina James-Hanman, director of Against Violence and Abuse.
21 1/3 of older children have suffered physical violence
Ben Glaze - Daily Mirror, 1 January 2015. [02-01-2015]
Nearly half a million older children have been assaulted in the past year as youngsters see being a victim of crime as part of growing up, a study has found. A third of 11-to-17-year-olds, equivalent to 445,000 kids, have suffered physical violence in the past 12 months - and accept attacks, robberies and even rapes as things that happen in childhood, researchers said.
22 In America, some children come to guns early
Debbie Siegelbaum - BBC News, 27 August 2014. [28-08-2014]
This week, a nine-year-old girl firing an Uzi submachine gun accidentally shot to death her weapons instructor. Not all Americans grow up shooting guns - but those who do often start young.
23 Family violence in Canada: A statistical profile
Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, 21 January 2016. [25-01-2016]
This report profiles a general overview of family violence in Canada, intimate partner violence (including both spousal and dating violence partners), family violence against children, and family violence against seniors.
24 Violence against women in the EU - State of play
European Parliament, November 2015. [30-11-2015]
Update of the briefing on the occassion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. It shows that although there are similarities between national policies to combat violence against women, the Member States have adopted different approaches to the problem.
25 A statistical analysis of violence against children
UNICEF, September 2014. [05-09-2014]
Interpersonal violence – in all its forms – has a grave effect on children: Violence undermines children’s future potential; damages their physical, psychological and emotional well-being; and in many cases, ends their lives. The report sheds light on the prevalence of different forms of violence against children, with global figures and data from 190 countries. Where relevant, data are disaggregated by age and sex, to provide insights into risk and protective factors.

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