Monday, 1 October 2018

New study finds more male teens report violence in relationships

The Daily Mail reported on a UBC study that found boys in teenage relationships  may experience more physical violence than females.

Researches, Elizabeth Saewyc, a nursing professor at UBC, and Catherine Shaffer, a PhD student at SFU, asked people of high school age over a period of 10 years whether they had been a victim and were surprised to learn there was a higher rate of males in grades 7 to 12 who had.

Elizabeth Saewyc said we often ‘assume the girl is always the victim.’

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