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The friends you keep can predict your risk of gun violence - Futurity

A person’s social network is a better predictor than race, age, gender, poverty, or gang affiliation of whether they will become a victim of gun …

Curriculum confidence, gang violence and the $4,000 project

Lack of support for curriculum changes<p>In July, the government announced changes to the national curriculum designed to help the England "catch up with the world's best education systems".<p>The curriculum overhaul, which includes five year olds tackling fractions and computer algorithms, sparked heavy …

Cape Town suburb plagued by gang violence

Rival gangs in South Africa's Cape Town have reached a peace agreement after an recent increase in shootings.<p>The violence has taken a toll on children’s education as about 14 schools were closed temporarily in the wake of gang wars in the suburb Manenburg.<p>Al Jazeera's Tania Page reports from Cape …

Fight for Chicago: more from gang violence series

Technology<p>Social media has become a new battle zone for Chicago's gangs, and it's spilling over into real-world violence.<p>Economy<p>The development plans for southeast Chicago are mind-blowing, but will it help the communities that call the area home?<p>U.S.<p>Illinois has arguably the strictest Street Gang …

Gloucestershire police tackle gangs who are controlling children as young as 11

Gangs may be often associated with inner cities but police in one of England's most rural counties have identified about 150 young people who they believe are members of organised criminal groups.<p>Gloucestershire police believe that five or six gangs are operating in Gloucester and say there are …

Robert Yager’s Photos of Gang Life in Los Angeles

For those of us whose exposure to gang life has generally been limited to movies and hip-hop, it can be hard to separate the culture’s mythology from …

Suspects in Hollywood gang rape of teen charged as adults; release until trial at issue

A video of the vicious gang-rape of a 16-year-old Hollywood girl is part of the key evidence that Broward prosecutors hope will keep the juveniles …