The students answered questions about experiencing controlling behaviors, psychological violence, physical violence, sexual violence, fear or intimidation, injury and using self-defense with romantic partners.The students ranked their experience in each category on a scale of "never" to "often." More girls reported perpetrating psychological and physical dating violence while more boys reported perpetrating sexual violence.

And while it is too short for a life-size depiction of the human figure, it is bigger than most Neolithic statues, which are rarely found over 35 cm tall.

"Regarding technique and size, it is among the rare and unique works of the Neolithic period in Greece," Manteli said.

They assume only that it is from the northern Greek regions of Thessaly or Macedonia.

Unlike most Neolithic figurines made of soft stone, it is carved out of hard rock even though metal tools were not available at the time.

"It could depict a human-like figure with a bird-like face, or a bird-like entity which has nothing to do with man but with the ideology and symbolism of the Neolithic society," Katya Manteli, an archaeologist with the museum, told Reuters.

Experts also cannot be sure of its provenance, as it belongs to a personal collection.

As of October, the unemployment rate was 25.8 percent, with 50.6 percent of Greek youth under 25 unemployed.

The average wage of those who are employed—often working multiple jobs—is €600 a month, compared to the overall European average of €1,916 (as of 2013).

Reidy of the Division of Violence Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.

"Most of what we know suggests that girls are more likely to be victims of sexual violence." The researchers surveyed more than 1,000 boys and girls ages 11 to 17 years from 35 Texas schools about dating violence and self-defense practices.

Girls more often reported feeling fear or intimidation than did boys.