What turns some children into criminals? A look into the effects of emotional trauma

In South Africa, several programs help young people who come from backgrounds of violence and trauma find new ways to engage in the world through sports, or teaching empathy and positive communication. Others focus on parents of young children to teach healthy ways to cope with discipline issues. These are part of a wider policy push in the country to focus on restorative justice and early child development to short-circuit youth crime.

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