Relationship Issues (Bullying, Domestic Violence)

Relationships Individuals often struggle with relationships, whether they are with family members, partners, peers, or friends. Relationship problems often lead people to experience confusion, jealousy, anger, sadness, anxiety, distrust, intimacy issues, low self-esteem, guilt, and helplessness. Individual, couple, dyad, or family therapy sessions in a safe environment with a third-party present to mediate are often…

Bullying in schools, exposure to domestic violence & Italian children

Abstract Objectives: The study aimed to investigate the relationship between bullying and victimization in school and exposure to inter-parental violence in a nonclinical sample of Italian youngsters. Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted with a sample of 1059 Italian elementary and middle school students. Participants completed a self-report anonymous questionnaire measuring bullying and victimization and…

Seven out of ten Asian students are victims

Gender discrimination, it seems, starts at home and ends with further disparity—and violence—in schools. A report by the International Centre for Research on Women (ICRW) and child rights non-profit Plan International has found that seven out of ten adolescent girls and boys in elementary schools in Asia are victims of gender-based violence, including rape, unwanted sexual touching, corporal punishment, bullying and verbal harassment. And, shockingly, a majority of these children do not consider gender equality important.

Domestic Violence (Intimate Partner Violence)

Domestic Violence (Intimate Partner Violence) Domestic violence (Intimate Partner Violence) is a pattern of assaultive and controlling behaviors that one person uses against another in order to gain or maintain power and control in the relationship. The abuser intentionally behaves in ways that cause fear, degradation and humiliation to control the other person. Domestic violence/intimate…