Girls and Violence: Is the Gender Gap Closing? PDF (9 p.) HTML by Meda Chesney-Lind, VAWnet: The National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women (August 2004)
As the publics concern about girls' aggression and violence is rising, this document reviews the objective evidence regarding youthful female violence, makes suggestions about what is occurring, and suggests ways to address the issue positively.
Violence Against Women (VAW) peer-reviewed and published monthly, is an international, interdisciplinary journal dedicated to the publication of research and information on all aspects of the problem of violence against women. VAW assumes a broad definition of violence; topics to be covered include, but are not limited to, domestic violence, sexual assault, incest, sexual harassment, female infantcide, female circumcision, and female sexual slavery.
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