Violent women: The growing number of acts of violence committed by women

The violent woman (©

“Sugar and spice” fail to describe the nature of women in the 1990’s. Violence against women in Western Europe is becoming more and more common. If violence in men is hormonal, what then explains the statistical rise of assaults committed by women? Mindy Ran travels to Britain, Germany and the Netherlands to examine the rise of “violent women”.

Producer: Mindy Ran

Broadcast: 1996