Tag Archives: Violence

Video games unlikely to cause real-world violence, experts say

But experts say there is little evidence to link violent games to real-world violence. “Games have only become more realistic. The players of games and violent games have only become more diverse. And they’re played all around the world now,” said Andrew Przybylski, an associate professor at the University of Oxford who studies digital media.… Read More »

Informal workers applaud passage of new international standard on ending violence and harassment

The International Labour Conference (ILC) has voted to adopt Convention 190 on Ending Violence and Harassment in the World of Work (C190). This marks a significant victory for informal workers—especially women—whose organizations advocated tirelessly to ensure this Convention addresses the realities of some of the world’s most vulnerable workers. The majority of the world’s workers… Read More »