Family Lives response to girl facing life for comb murder

“There is a considerable lack of accurate and up-to-date information on the prevalence of female youth violence, especially within younger age groups; hence it is easy to simply dismiss the issue as extremely rare.  However, calls to Family Lives' Helpline indicate that this is a growing problem. We are experiencing more cases of female violence which throw light on the problem of peer-on-peer aggression, it is important to highlight this seldom discussed problem and work towards measures to tackle it."

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Jeremy Todd, Family Lives

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