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Cure Violence Rises to No. 12 on List of Top Global NGOs

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Cure Violence is ranked 12th in NGO Advisor’s 2017 report of the Top 500 NGOs in the world, one of the definitive international rankings of non-governmental organizations. Cure Violence has been among the top 20 NGOs for four consecutive years and moved up two places from last year.

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Unpacking Heat

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Gun control issues continue to compete in rural police officers’ identities’ as both citizens and officers of the law. Rachael Woldoff, a West Virginia University sociology professor, examines these experiences in the first study to explore gun control views of rural U.S. police officers.

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Shooting, Gang Violence Exposure Leads to PTSD

The violence that women in disadvantaged neighborhoods experience and witness can result in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms and full diagnoses, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study that examined a disadvantaged Chicago neighborhood.

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Political Left, Right Both Inspired by Utopian Hopes

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Studies explore moral convictions associated with same sex marriage, gun control

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Study on American Jihadi Women, Experts on ‘Low-Tech Terror’ and Hate Speech Versus Free Speech in the Terrorism News Source

For the latest research and experts on Terrorism go to the Terrorism News Source

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Texas Tech, Brazilian Researchers Examine Effects of Toxic Stress on Children’s Brain Development

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The study uses fMRI data to compare brain development between children who experience pervasive, continuing trauma and those with “normal” development.

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GW Extremism Tracker: US Officials Charged 111 People with ISIS-Related Offenses Since March 2014

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The number of ISIS-related charges issued in the United States since March 2014 increased from 109 to 111, according to updated research from the George Washington University’s Program on Extremism.

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Study Finds Female American Jihadists Share Many of the Same Roles as Their Male Counterparts

A first-of-its-kind study examining the roles of American jihadi women found a steep increase in women’s participation in terrorist activity in the last five years.

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‘Low-Tech Terror’: Researcher Says Attack with Car and Butcher Knife at Ohio State Shows Evolving Forms of Terrorism

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Violence Against Children Costs South Africa $16.85 Billion Annually, Researchers Say

Violence against children in South Africa cost the nation R238.58 billion (equivalent to $16.85 billion in U.S. dollars) in 2015, Save the Children South Africa revealed at a press conference today (Nov. 23).







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