Paper assessing public perceptions of gun and knife crime, opinions about the UK Government's response to it, the ease with which the public can obtain illegal weapons and the level of support for more severe penalties and strict enforcement.
A compact and user-friendly booklet for children aged seven to twelve. It talks in straightforward language about what domestic violence is, how it can make children feel, and how and where they can get help.
The booklet explains that domestic violence is not their fault, and that there are people who will listen and understand.
Section of the UK Parliament website holding the House of Commons Home Affairs Select Committee's report on knife crime, it's causes, consequences and what can be done to reduce and prevent it.
Social workers and a service user offer advice on a case involving a boy who is now in a secure unit after behaving violently at his residential children's home.
Report of a study which investigated the nature and extent of gun, gang and knife crime in England and Wales. It concludes that the nature of the threat from guns, gangs and knives is changing and recommends the UK Government change its approach to this issue in order to reduce the levels of gang violence.
Following an incident in which a man with schizophrenia killed two people, this programme investigates allegations of widespread problems in community mental health services which are allowing dangerous patients to commit violent offences or harm themselves.
This resource is one of the units on the Open University's OpenLearn website, which provides free and open educational resources for learners and educators around the world. This unit examines what a crime is; how we as a society define 'crime'; the steps that lead from a crime to a conviction, and the factors that may affect that process.
This publication is designed to raise the issue of pathways into and out of gang culture. It is designed and written by young people based on their experiences. The target audience for this resource is young people aged 13+.
A small booklet designed primarily for women, although it recognises that men experience domestic violence too. It acknowledges women's fears and encourages them to seek help for themselves and their children. It helps women to understand the impact of domestic violence on their children and encourages them to move on from a position of feeling powerless to being able to take action to improve the situation.
Report examining the magnitude and impact of violence throughout the world, identifying the key risk factors for violence, looking at the types of intervention and policy responses which have been attempted and how effective they have been and making recommendations for action at local, national and international level.