‘Invisible’ victims of teenage violence are already suffering in silence. The legal system is making the problem worse
The abuse began soon after Anita's* eldest son hit his teenage years, she says, and quickly escalated from simple back-chatting to full-blown physical assaults.
Hayley Gleeson, ABC News, 15 March 2020
“When she’d ask him to turn off the TV to do his homework, for instance, or come to the table for dinner, he’d swear and shout at her and make denigrating comments about her cooking. It wasn’t long before her younger son joined in.”