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Behind Closed Doors (Domestic Abuse Documentary) - Real Stories

Shocking documentary on domestic abuse. With unprecedented access to the Thames Valley Police Domestic Abuse Teams, and the victims of violence they ar
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No, mental illness is not the main cause of mass shootings in America

No, mental illness is not the main cause of mass shootings in America | Violence | Scoop.it

A Washington Post survey perpetuates a dangerous stereotype about gun violence and mental health.

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How School Shootings Spread

How School Shootings Spread | Violence | Scoop.it
Malcolm Gladwell writes about John LaDue, the rising number of school shootings, and how Mark Granovetter’s theory of thresholds can help explain it.
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Guns control groups forging alliance with Black Lives Matter - Politico

Guns control groups forging alliance with Black Lives Matter - Politico | Violence | Scoop.it
The effort is aimed at correcting the view that the gun control cause is "too white."
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The True Cost of Gun Violence in America | Mother Jones

The True Cost of Gun Violence in America | Mother Jones | Violence | Scoop.it
gurubetty "The true cost of Gun Violence. http://t.co/DRpqKXBlUb"
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Stricter state gun laws keep firearms out of hands of youth - 7Online WSVN-TV

Stricter state gun laws keep firearms out of hands of youth - 7Online WSVN-TV | Violence | Scoop.it
The researchers focused on high school-aged teens and found that youth from states with the least restrictive gun laws were more likely to have a gun while outside the home.
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'1 out of every 4 girls and 1 out of every 10 boys in Nigeria suffers sexual violence'- UNICEF - Abuja Media

'1 out of every 4 girls and 1 out of every 10 boys in Nigeria suffers sexual violence'- UNICEF - Abuja Media | Violence | Scoop.it
According to results from a recent survey on violence against children in Nigeria, one out of every four girls and one out of every 10 boys in Nigeria suff
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Not All Sandy Hook Parents Think America Needs More Gun Laws

Not All Sandy Hook Parents Think America Needs More Gun Laws | Violence | Scoop.it
The Sandy Hook shooting, like Columbine 14 years ago, sparked national outrage and reignited the gun control debate, with many calling for more gun laws. However, like Columbine, not all Sandy Hook...
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Whatever it Takes: Pledge to act on gun violence

Whatever it Takes: Pledge to act on gun violence | Violence | Scoop.it
Join us for a day of action on Sept. 10th to demand Congress fix our broken gun laws
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Martin Scorsese Backs Plan to Destroy Real Guns When Filming Fake Ones

Martin Scorsese has added his support to a new idea by a British artist who wants film-makers to destroy real guns every time fake ones are used on screen.
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Study: Hawaii's Low Rate of Gun Injuries Shows Strict Gun-Control Laws Work - Civil Beat

Study: Hawaii's Low Rate of Gun Injuries Shows Strict Gun-Control Laws Work - Civil Beat | Violence | Scoop.it
Hawaii had the fewest non-fatal injuries from firearms in 2010 in a comparison of 18 states, including California, New York and Florida, a new study shows.
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What statistics show and what they don’t - SWI swissinfo.ch

What statistics show and what they don’t - SWI swissinfo.ch | Violence | Scoop.it
Increasing violence against police officers in Switzerland over the past decade keeps making the news.
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Gun violence costs America $229 billion a year—more than $700 for every man, woman, and child

Gun violence costs America $229 billion a year—more than $700 for every man, woman, and child | Violence | Scoop.it

Here's all the data the NRA doesn't want you to see.

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California shooting 'We should never think that this is normal

California shooting: 'We should never think that this is normal' Barack Obama has reiterated the need for tighter gun laws in the US, after 14 people were killed ...
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Ray Rice hopes to work for NFL, raise awareness of domestic violence - ESPN

Ray Rice hopes to work for NFL, raise awareness of domestic violence - ESPN | Violence | Scoop.it
If Ray Rice can't resume his playing career, he hopes to spread awareness about domestic violence in an official capacity with the NFL so he can "help make a difference."
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It's Time to Acknowledge Male Victims of Domestic Violence

When we discuss domestic violence, it is often assumed that the victims are women. And the statistics are truly traumatic.
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Moms Bring Anti-Violence Patrols To Back Of The Yards Neighborhood

Chicago mothers trying to protect children from gun violence are expanding their territory.
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“The Hunting Ground” draws attention to sexual assault on college campuses - The Maneater

The documentary highlights the failures of colleges to address sexual assault; MU hopes to be the exception.
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Hillary Clinton: "We Need To End Campus Sexual Assault" - BuzzFeed News

Hillary Clinton: "We Need To End Campus Sexual Assault" - BuzzFeed News | Violence | Scoop.it
In Iowa, Clinton outlined a three-part proposal to combat sexual assault, emphasizing support for victims, changes to the legal system, and...
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Katie Couric - One Love's Mission to End Relationship Violence

This isn't just Yeardley's story -- it's everyone's story. On May 13, 2015 Katie Couric spoke to Sharon Love about the One Love Foundation, and visited Hofstra ...
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Cure Violence

Cure Violence stops the spread of violence in communities by using the methods and strategies associated with disease control – detecting and interrupting .
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Virginia on air shooting sparks gun violence debate

Shannon Bream reports on the political fallout.
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Sexual violence helpline opens in PNG - Radio New Zealand

Sexual violence helpline opens in PNG - Radio New Zealand | Violence | Scoop.it
Victims of sexual violence in Papua New Guinea have now got access to a hotline that they can call for help 12 hours a day, 7 days a week from anywhere in the country.
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