For a long time, female violence has seemed like an epiphenomenon, a monstrosity, or at least an anomaly. This article will attempt to understand the way that female violence is viewed today along two lines of tension. On the one hand, there is an increasing liberation of women, but in a context of strong condemnation of violence. On the other hand, there continues to be a smaller proportion of girls and woman who commit violent acts compared to males, despite the greater equality between the sexes.
Adolescence, 2018, 36, 1, 35-45.