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The invisible domestic violence – against men

The invisible domestic violence – against men | Keeping Men & Boys Safe | Scoop.it

More women are being convicted of domestic violence, but discovering the true number of male victims is a complex affair says Dr Nicola Graham-Kevan, Psychology Lecturer. 

 

The dual stereotypes of the violent man and passive woman have undoubtedly obscured the existence of male victims of domestic violence in the past. Men were also unlikely to view their own victimisation as either domestic violence or a criminal assault, and so were unlikely to seek help.

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Male victims of domestic violence suffering in silence: Summary

Male victims of domestic violence suffering in silence: Summary | Keeping Men & Boys Safe | Scoop.it

Male victims of domestic violence in Brighton & Hove are suffering in silence. A review of local and national research by The Men’s Network reveals that men are getting a raw deal......

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The rape of men

The rape of men | Keeping Men & Boys Safe | Scoop.it

Sexual violence is one of the most horrific weapons of war, an instrument of terror used against huge numbers of men. In this harrowing report, Will Storr travels to Uganda to meet traumatised survivors, and reveals how male rape is endemic in many of the world's conflicts

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US: Male Victims Struggle for Rape Awareness

US: Male Victims Struggle for Rape Awareness | Keeping Men & Boys Safe | Scoop.it

Until just a few weeks ago, when the federal government expanded its definition of rape to include a wider range of sexual assaults, national crime statistics on rape included only assaults against women and girls committed by men under a narrow set of circumstances. Now they will also include male victims......

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Men don’t need fixing says Domestic Violence expert

Men don’t need fixing says Domestic Violence expert | Keeping Men & Boys Safe | Scoop.it

Male victims of domestic abuse are not often spoken for or spoken about according an Australian Psychologist and Author who says: "men don't need fixing"........


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Aussie blogger slams male suicide campaign

Aussie blogger slams male suicide campaign | Keeping Men & Boys Safe | Scoop.it

 A shiny new campaign called Soften the Fck Up is raising awareness of male suicide but critics are beginning to ask, where're the actual support services to back this campaign up?????

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CLEARED: Composer speaks out about being falsely accused of domestic violence

CLEARED: Composer speaks out about being falsely accused of domestic violence | Keeping Men & Boys Safe | Scoop.it

After enduring a humiliating court ordeal, Bafta-nominated musician Simon Boswell has taken the difficult decision to write about exactly what happened to him.

 

He was wrongly accused of domestic violence, investigated by social services, arrested, put on trial and found not guilty on December 2011. A restraining order was requested but denied, and he was awarded all costs....

 

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More than 40% of domestic violence victims are male, report reveals

More than 40% of domestic violence victims are male, report reveals | Keeping Men & Boys Safe | Scoop.it
Campaign group Parity claims assaults by wives and girlfriends are often ignored by police and media...
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Helping male victims of domestic violence conference

Helping male victims of domestic violence conference | Keeping Men & Boys Safe | Scoop.it

The ManKind Initiative, the charity that supports male victims of domestic abuse has brought together an excellent array of experts to speak at a national conference on 22 February 2012.....

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Warning Family Lawyers Are A Family Health Hazard

AUSTRALIAN LEGAL AUTHORITY WARNS THAT FAMILY LAWYERS ARE A HEALTH HAZARD. Thousands of cases of false family violence allegations are identified every year and basic legal safeguards and human rights are rarely given to the men who are falsely accused. So who wins? It’s the legal profession according to one Australian Justice Advocate…..……

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