UK Women More Prone to Boozing, Brawling

Drinking fines skyrocket among women
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Jun 15, 2009 10:46 AM CDT
"Ladette culture"--in which young women behave like young, often boorish, men--is growing in Britain.   (Shutterstock)
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(Newser) – In a sign of a growing “binge-drinking ladette culture,” fines for being drunk and disorderly have soared 30% over two years among British women, the Daily Telegraph reports—faster than among men. Fines to underage girls have risen by half, and a report says a quarter of violent attacks involve women. “The government has completely failed to tackle binge drinking and the resultant violence,” said an MP.