The Conversation - interesting article from just before Christmas...
Another challenge to us to think differently about how we engage with young people. Incarcerated young men outnumber incarcerated young women - so why is this not highlighted? There is a very important gendered aspect to this article- UK figures show young men outnumber young women in justice systems by over ten times in the UK, where the article writes about - see the data here https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/youth-custody-data, and in Australia the stats are similar. see: http://www.aic.gov.au/…/current…/tandi/401-420/tandi416.html - Neglecting neuroscience has consequences for youth - especially young men...
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