Mean Girls' Fights Haven't Increased Teen Violence

Recent high-profile videos featuring real-life "mean girls" have created interest and a conversation about a possible increase in girl-on-girl aggression, but in reality violence among teens has decreased. Physical violence among teens has dipped by 10 percent during the last 10 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But media coverage and videos — like a recent incident where a gang beating of a 16-year-old girl was posted online — have contributed to chatter...Full Story
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