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Violence. Coercion. Terror. LOL. (UK)

May 26, 2012
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Violence. Coercion. Terror. LOL. (UK)

If you ever doubted claims about how society reacts to domestic violence against men, here's a small selection of how someTwitter users reacted to unprovoked, coercive domestic violence on a much loved character. There are hundreds like this. Makes you...
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Submission to the NSW Legislative Council’s Domestic violence trends and issues in NSW (Inquiry)

May 22, 2012
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The One in Three Campaign has lodged its submission to the NSW Legislative Council’s Domestic violence trends and issues in NSW (Inquiry). To summarise the main points in the submission: The existence of male victims and female perpetrators need...
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What about the men? White Ribbon, men and violence: a response to Dr Michael Flood by Men’s Health Australia

March 30, 2012
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The White Ribbon Foundation is an organisation that works to prevent male violence towards women – a goal that is extremely worthy and worth supporting. The White Ribbon website states that “all forms of violence are unacceptable,” however in 200...
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ManKind Initiative UK National Conference on male victims of domestic abuse: ‘Men are victims too’, 22 February 2012

February 2, 2012
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With one in six men likely to suffer domestic violence in their lifetime and one in three domestic abuse victims being male, there is a growing need to ensure men and their children receive support in their community from local organisations in the sta...
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Adding Insult to Injury: men as victims of domestic abuse

February 2, 2012
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Adding Insult to Injury: men as victims of domestic abuse

The paper was written by Kimitra Walker for the course ‘PUBH7614 Health Systems’, as part of a Masters of Public Health at University of Queensland, Australia in 2011. It is a very good history and overview of the current situation faced by...
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Participants Needed for Men’s Experience with Partner Aggression Study (USA)

January 8, 2012
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Researchers at Clark University and Bridgewater State University USA are conducting a study on men who experienced aggression from their girlfriends, wives, or female partners. If you are a man between the ages of 18-59 and have experienced aggression ...
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Working with men affected by violence Training Program (Brisbane)

October 31, 2011
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Working with men affected by violence Training Program (Brisbane)

Friday February 17, 2012 9.00am – 4pm, Diana Plaza Hotel, 12 Annerley Rd, Woolloongabba, Brisbane. In Australia up to one in three victims of family violence are male but the needs of male victims remain largely unmet even though the issue ...
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Submission to the NSW Legislative Council’s Domestic violence trends and issues in NSW (Inquiry)

October 19, 2011
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The One in Three Campaign has lodged its submission to the NSW Legislative Council’s Domestic violence trends and issues in NSW (Inquiry). To summarise the main points in the submission: The existence of male victims and female perpetrators need...
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National Geographic seeks male victim/survivor of domestic violence for prime-time documentary

October 10, 2011
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Sarah Isaac is currently researching the topic of men as victims of domestic violence at National Geographic and is looking for a younger male victim/survivor who is happy to talk on camera. The reason behind this being that they want to highlight tha...
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triple j’s HACK | When men are the victims of relationship violence

August 4, 2011
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triple j’s HACK | When men are the victims of relationship violence

triple j's HACK. Shoving the J into journalism, Hack covers current affairs, music, politics and culture with youth in mind. Hack : Thursday 04 August. When men are the victims of relationship violence. How would a fast train change your life...
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Domestic violence trends and issues in NSW (Inquiry)

August 1, 2011
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This inquiry is a current Legislative Council inquiry conducted by the Social Issues Committee . The inquiry was established on 25 July 2011 to inquire into and report on domestic violence trends and issues in New South Wales. The terms of reference we...
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AIC report ‘ignores key research on young people and domestic violence’

June 26, 2011
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Attorney-General Robert McClelland and Minister for Justice Brendan O’Connor today released a new Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC) report Children’s exposure to domestic violence in Australia. In this paper, current knowledge about...
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Government deception won’t reduce violence

June 8, 2011
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Last week the Federal House of Representatives debated the Family Law Legislation Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2011. During the debate, the Minister for the Status of Women, Kate Ellis, made a series of false statements to the Pa...
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Minister misleads Federal Parliament about Family Violence

May 31, 2011
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A leading men's health organisation today claimed that the Federal Minister for the Status of Women, the Hon. Kate Ellis MP misled Parliament during debate of the Family Law Legislation Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2011 last Thur...
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Girls Who Beat Boys (Dolly Magazine)

April 5, 2011
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We all know it's wrong for guys to hit girls but what happens when the roles are reversed? DOLLY uncovers the scary reality of girls who beat their boyfriends. Imagine feeling so terrified that if you say the wrong thing, speak to another guy or wear s...
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The Other Face Of Domestic Violence

March 18, 2011
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On March 14, 1993, CBS aired "Men Don't Tell," a TV movie about domestic violence starring Peter Strauss and Judith Light. The twist: Strauss's character, construction executive Ed MacAffrey, was abused by his wife Laura, played by Light. The movie is ...
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