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I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.

Mahatma Gandhi


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Interpersonal violence perpetrated by youth is one of the most prevalent and visible forms of violence, evidenced by a rise in the premature death many children and youth between the ages of 10 and 20 years. Youth violence can take several forms: Verbal, psychological, and sexual forms of assault, gang violence, bullying, gender harassment, and the use of child soldiers within armed conflicts. Peer pressure introduces young individuals to alcohol and drug abuse and bullying, making these individuals susceptible to violence. Experiencing violence within the family also encourages the use of violence against others, the majority of victims being youth. Some have linked mass media exposure, which has been said to glorify violence while... (more)


 
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