Re-examining gender based violence

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By My Republica on 05/19/2017

"...As a group that has been the recipient of many injustices, this intense and increased focus on women is understandable. However, an important area for work that needs to be scaled up includes working with men and boys, not as perpetrators of violence but as victims themselves. There needs to be attention on the less-told story, which is that a striking number of men are victims of both physical and mental violence. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.myrepublica.com/news/20388/

Study Finds LGBTQ Students Still Face Higher Rates of Bullying

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By NBC News on 05/16/2017

"..."It's a high number and a disproportionate number in comparison. We still have a lot of homophobic bias and it plays itself in schools," said Charol Shakeshaft, an education professor at Virginia Commonwealth University. "Those students are singled out and isolated and harassed." ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/study-finds-lgbtq-students-still-face-higher-rates-bullying-n760066

Why there's a domestic violence problem among gay men in Britain

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By Telegraph on 05/17/2017

"...It's a situation that is surprisingly prevalent among the gay male community. While women are almost twice as likely to be victims of domestic abuse as men, LGBT charity Stonewall says gay men are more vulnerable still: almost half (49pc) of gay and bisexual men in the UK report experiencing at least one incident of domestic abuse from a family member or partner since the age of 16. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/thinking-man/domestic-violence-problem-among-gay-men-britain/

Why we shouldn’t celebrate the huge drop in school bullying

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By Quartz on 05/18/2017

"...Bullying is a big deal. According to the National Bullying Prevention Center, more than one out of every five American students reported being bullied in 2015. Research shows that bullies (pdf) are at a greater risk for academic problems, substance use, and violent behavior later in adolescence and adulthood. Those who are bullied are at greater risk of developing anxiety and depression. ..."

Read the entire article: https://qz.com/984902/bullying-rates-in-the-us-are-falling-but-more-kids-see-bullying-as-a-problem/

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