Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Hooray For Equality!

University of New England’s chair of sociology Kerry Carrington said the cases highlighted a global trend about violence and young women.

“More girls are committing violent crimes,” Professor Carrington said.

“The gender gap is closing (and) it is a worrying trend.”
Teens commiting murder is not new and certainly not to be unexpected when the social mores and conventions which helped moderate behaviour in the past are being eroded.

-- Nora

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