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NSW Government Tender for Local Support Services for Male DFV Victims

August 13, 2016
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NSW Government Tender for Local Support Services for Male DFV Victims

The NSW Government has put out a tender for statewide Local Support Services for Male DFV Victims. The closing date is 5-Sep-2016 at 11:00am. The Government has budgeted $13M over 4 years to fund these groundbreaking Australia-first services. We are c...
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Domestic violence not just a female problem: Documents reveal more than 10,000 males across NSW affected (Daily Telegraph)

August 11, 2016
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Domestic violence not just a female problem: Documents reveal more than 10,000 males across NSW affected (Daily Telegraph)

EXCLUSIVE Annabel Hennessy, The Daily TelegraphAugust 12, 2016 12:00am More than 10,000 male victims of domestic violence have been identified across NSW as the Baird government prepares to spend $13 million over four years on first-of-its kind suppo...
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ABC Life Matters story on male victims of domestic violence (MP3 audio)

August 10, 2016
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ABC Life Matters story on male victims of domestic violence (MP3 audio)

The ABC radio program Life Matters has produced a story on male victims and female perpetrators of domestic violence. Their website says,  So far this year, 41 women have died from domestic assault. It's a figure higher than terrorism in Austral...
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Middlesex University researcher seeks male victims/survivors to interview for research project

July 28, 2016
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Middlesex University researcher seeks male victims/survivors to interview for research project

We have been contacted by Clara Jones, a Masters student at Middlesex University, who is writing a dissertation on the topic of domestic violence against male victims/survivors. The purpose of the research is to gain an in-depth understanding of male ...
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The Denial of Female Domestic Violence (Dr Augusto Zimmermann, Quadrant, July-August 2016)

July 9, 2016
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The Denial of Female Domestic Violence (Dr Augusto Zimmermann, Quadrant, July-August 2016)

You may have seen the campaign against domestic violence running on Australian television. These ads are part of a $30 million federal campaign designed ‘to help break the cycle of violence against women and their children’. Curiously, it ...
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AIFS "Experiences of Separated Parents Study" reveals high levels of domestic violence against men

June 29, 2016
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AIFS "Experiences of Separated Parents Study" reveals high levels of domestic violence against men

In October 2015, the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) released its Experiences of Separated Parents Study - part of its evaluation of the 2012 family violence amendments by the Federal Government. The study examined the experiences of two...
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‘There is nowhere for us to go’: Domestic violence happens to men too (news.com.au)

June 10, 2016
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‘There is nowhere for us to go’: Domestic violence happens to men too (news.com.au)

The first time Nick’s* wife punched him in the face was because he hadn’t cleaned the bathtub properly. “At the time I felt that it was my job to fix it,” Nick says, “the male mentality is often that you fix things.”...
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Surrey Police launch excellent #behindcloseddoors domestic abuse campaign (UK)

June 5, 2016
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Surrey Police launch excellent #behindcloseddoors domestic abuse campaign (UK)

About the Behind Closed Doors campaign Statistically one in four women and one in six men suffer from domestic abuse, and within these abusive relationships a vast percentage are non-violent. These relationships operate on the premise of take take tak...
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Journalist looking to speak to male victims for story

May 27, 2016
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Journalist looking to speak to male victims for story

Social justice journalist Ginger Gorman is looking for case studies for a story she’s writing on female perpetrators of domestic violence. If you are willing to share your story, please email her at: gingergormanwrites@gmail.com If you want to k...
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One in Three’s submission to Senate inquiry into domestic violence and gender inequality

April 26, 2016
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One in Three’s submission to Senate inquiry into domestic violence and gender inequality

The One in Three Campaign's submission to the Senate Finance and Public Administration Committee's inquiry into domestic violence and gender inequality has been published on the inquiry's website. You can download a PDF copy from here. The submis...
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ABC Fact Check corrects Fact File on Domestic violence in Australia

April 19, 2016
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ABC Fact Check corrects Fact File on Domestic violence in Australia

Recently the ABC's Fact Check program published a Fact File on Domestic violence in Australia. The Fact File directly addresses the One in Three Campaign's claim that one in three victims of family violence is male. One in Three responded to Fact Chec...
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Senate Inquiry recommends Australian Government recognise the need to provide appropriate services to male victims of domestic and family violence

April 9, 2016
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Senate Inquiry recommends Australian Government recognise the need to provide appropriate services to male victims of domestic and family violence

In August 2015, the Australian Senate Finance and Public Administration References Committee handed down their report into domestic violence in Australia. It made a number of positive findings and recommendations with regard to male victims of family ...
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Says Who? Panel Discussion: Domestic, Family and Sexual Violence: What’s gender got to do with it? (Sydney, NSW)

April 6, 2016
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Says Who? Panel Discussion: Domestic, Family and Sexual Violence: What’s gender got to do with it? (Sydney, NSW)

This event looks to be another in a long line of events supposedly taking a serious look at the issue of male victims, female perpetrators, and family violence in GLBTIQ relationships (see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scEteKLqqdQ for example). In re...
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Why female violence against men is society’s last great taboo | The Telegraph (UK)

March 16, 2016
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Why female violence against men is society’s last great taboo | The Telegraph (UK)

By Martin Daubney It’s time for us to face up to an ugly truth: it’s not just men who can be murderers and violent, abusive attackers of the opposite sex. This was brought into grim focus last week with the horrific case of Sharon Edwards,...
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Radio NZ Careless about Domestic Violence Figures

March 7, 2016
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Radio NZ Careless about Domestic Violence Figures

Press Release: Ministry of Men's Affairs Radio NZ Careless about Domestic Violence Figures The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has upheld a complaint that Radio NZ broadcast incorrect statistics about family violence deaths. The incorrect figur...
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Men as Victims of Intimate Partner Violence – NZ Participants Needed for Study

March 4, 2016
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Men as Victims of Intimate Partner Violence – NZ Participants Needed for Study

Hi, My name is Alison Burke and I am a doctoral candidate at the University of Auckland. I am currently undertaking research on the lived experiences and its effects for male victims of intimate partner violence (IPV).   Recent research overseas ...
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