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Raising Boys (Part 2)

Raising Boys (Part 2)

This is the second of two programs exploring the special challenges of raising boys into becoming young men who DON’T turn to violence and crime and sexual domination. Young boys and sex will be the focus of this program.
Among the statistics that we heard in the first program are these sex-related crimes – the super huge majority committed by men, young men or boys – 87% of stalkers are male, 86% of domestic violence assaults resulting in physical injury are done by males, 99% of rapes are committed by males. Some high profile rapes and shootings have involved a certain misogyny like the apparently misogynistic mass shooting in 2014 in Santa Barbara by a young man who seemed to be settling the score with young women who wouldn't go out with him.

These cases have many of us wondering. Not wondering so much about where those messages are coming from. Everybody seems to know that although we debate which is more at fault, the misogynistic messages and perpetration of sexual myths c