bullying

By: PeerSpring

Bullying is aggressive social behavior such as unwanted sexual advances, threats, physical abuse, and encouraging other people to mistreat the victim. A bully repetitively intimidates to gain control over the victim.

cyber terrorism

By: PeerSpring

Cyberterrorism is the attack of computer information systems and servers by those seeking to harm the public by compromising their economy, public services, communication systems and computer networks.

child abuse

By: PeerSpring

Child abuse is the physical, sexual or emotional mistreatment of a child.  While maltreatment occurs across socio-economic, religious, cultural, racial and ethnic groups, child deaths linked to abuse or neglect are reportedly twice as high in low-income countries as in developed nations.

abuse of power

By: PeerSpring

Wielding power is an important yet highly delicate aspect of leadership.  When a position of power is misused to hurt rather than to protect, it’s an abuse of power.

hate crimes

By: PeerSpring

When a perpetrator targets a victim based on race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, ethnicity, nationality, age, sex or gender identity, the violence is described as a hate crime.

organized crime

By: PeerSpring

Organized crime includes street gangs as well as international organized crime networks.  Due to globalization, organized crime has reached macro-economic proportions.

vandalism

By: PeerSpring

Vandalism is the willful destruction of private or public property. Because this type of defacement poses a threat to society, modern statutes make vandalism a crime.

weapons

By: PeerSpring

The right to bear arms is both a national and international point of debate. Both sides are fighting the argument of safety. One side says they want guns so they can feel safe, and the other says that they would feel more safe if there weren't any guns.

dating violence & domestic abuse

By: PeerSpring

Domestic and dating violence include verbal insults, social isolation, threatened or actual physical harm, and unwanted sexual contact. Physical assaults against partners in dating and marital relationships are by far the most prevalent type of violent crime.