News tagged with youth violence

Reducing severe violence among adolescents

The World Health Organization reported in 2014 that homicide was the fourth leading cause of death among 15 - 29 year olds worldwide. Severe youth violence (SYV), which can be defined as including aggravated assault, rape, ...

Jan 04, 2017
popularity1 comments 0

Could cutting urban blight reduce teen murders?

Analyzing the immediate neighborhood surroundings of teenaged homicide victims, Philadelphia researchers found that neglected conditions—vacant lots, poor street lighting, fewer parks and less-traveled thoroughfares—were ...

Mar 07, 2016
popularity11 comments 0

Scholar explores juvenile gun violence in new book

As a Camden County assistant prosecutor for 25 years, Diane Marano witnessed the devastating effects of gun violence on the city's youth. She spent the last 21 of those years as section chief of the juvenile unit, where she ...

Nov 13, 2015
popularity6 comments 0

Subscribe to rss feed