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*You might think you know what a boy will do if a girl is put in front of him and he is asked to slap her.

After all, domestic abuse is a big problem all around the world. And little boys often see men hit their girlfriends and wives. For today’s youth, its easy to mimick something you’ve been witnessing all of your life, right?

A 2012 United Nations report on Italy called domestic violence “the most pervasive form of violence” in the country. And the country’s former Prime Minister Enrico Letta had another name for it: femicide—the killing of women at the hands of current or former lovers.

Now, an online Italian publication called Fanpage has put an interesting spin on how children respond to the problem. In the video below,  six boys between 7 and 11 years old are interviewed. They are asked to give their names, ages, and they are asked what they want to be when they grow up, and why.

They obediently respond, and then…

Read more at EURThisNthat.