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New NSW Police Campaign "It’s not your fault”

March 1, 2016
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New NSW Police Campaign "It’s not your fault”

NSW Police has launched a new video campaign to raise public awareness about the issue of domestic and family violence.

“It’s not your fault” is the theme of the campaign, which consists of a 30-second community service announcement (CSA) for TV, as well as a longer version for cinemas and social media.

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Male victims still overlooked [Daily Liberal Dubbo]

February 29, 2016
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Male victims still overlooked [Daily Liberal Dubbo]

Gender needs to be removed from the conversation when it comes to domestic violence, Dubbo campaigner Lynn Field said. The chief executive officer of Nguumambiny Indigenous Corporation works with male and female victims of domestic violence, and welco...
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A Male’s Tale (YouTube video)

February 28, 2016
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A Male’s Tale (YouTube video)

With the help of production company Decibel as well as funding from the Cabra-Vale Diggers Club, Wetherill Park community worker Mathew Dillon produced A Male’s Tale - a documentary that explores why men, particularly men in Fairfield,...
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New federal inquiry into domestic violence and gender inequality

February 23, 2016
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New federal inquiry into domestic violence and gender inequality

On 25 November 2015, the following matter was referred to the Finance and Public Administration References Committee for inquiry and report by the 24 August 2016: Domestic violence and gender inequality, with particular reference to: the role of gend...
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Male victims of domestic violence: a hidden battle | International Innovation

February 17, 2016
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Male victims of domestic violence: a hidden battle | International Innovation

In 2009, when a significant amount of Australian data sources concluded that one in three victims of family violence are male, the One in Three Campaign was established. Senior Researcher Greg Andresen highlights the current lack of support for male v...
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How male victims of domestic abuse often end up getting arrested themselves | The Telegraph (UK)

January 15, 2016
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How male victims of domestic abuse often end up getting arrested themselves | The Telegraph (UK)

Male victims of domestic abuse are reluctant to report attacks because they are often subjected to false accusations themselves, according to new research. More than 700,000 men each year are thought to fall victim to violent attacks at the hands of t...
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Support for male victims of domestic abuse (Sussex Police, UK)

January 3, 2016
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Support for male victims of domestic abuse (Sussex Police, UK)

Sussex Police are continuing their crackdown on domestic abuse over New Year period, including a focus on male victims. Over the past two weeks a male-focused advert has been running on the digital screen at Brighton rail...
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"I’ve been punched, kicked, scratched – if I stay I’ll be killed": Stories of Ireland’s abused men

December 24, 2015
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"I’ve been punched, kicked, scratched – if I stay I’ll be killed": Stories of Ireland’s abused men

Each year, over 2,000 vulnerable men contact the Amen domestic abuse service to ask for help or look for someone who will listen to what they are going through. Most of the men who get in touch are in the 50-60 years age bracket and 90% of the callers...
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Blindfolded with a White Ribbon | Quadrant Online

December 2, 2015
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Blindfolded with a White Ribbon | Quadrant Online

Domestic violence has been getting a lot of attention of late, as indeed it should. What has passed almost entirely without mention is that women are not the only ones to suffer abuse in its many and various forms. That men are also victims just doesn...
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Blindfolded with a White Ribbon | Quadrant Online

December 2, 2015
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Blindfolded with a White Ribbon | Quadrant Online

Domestic violence has been getting a lot of attention of late, as indeed it should. What has passed almost entirely without mention is that women are not the only ones to suffer abuse in its many and various forms. That men are also victims just doesn...
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1IN3 reponds to latest Daily Life attack on victims of domestic violence

November 29, 2015
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1IN3 reponds to latest Daily Life attack on victims of domestic violence

On November 26th, Fairfax blog Daily Life published an article titled One-in-three myth unanimously busted on 'Hitting Home' finale of Q&A. The article was the latest in a long line of attacks upon male victims of domestic violence by the publicat...
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New poster outlines domestic violence services in Western Sydney for male victims

November 27, 2015
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New poster outlines domestic violence services in Western Sydney for male victims

This poster has been developed by the Western Sydney Men And Relationships Services Interagency (WSMARS) with the aim to make it easier for men to access DV services. It includes information about online resources, generic men's services, family viole...
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Story of domestic violence against men is hidden, complicated and disputed | Brisbane Times

November 24, 2015
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Story of domestic violence against men is hidden, complicated and disputed | Brisbane Times

Thomas Parker, 21, sits in an empty room staring into his glass of whiskey and coke with two black eyes. He says he's a happy person but the tears welling in his eyes tell a different story. "Well I used to be a happy person. I couldn't find one perso...
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Statistics and stigma: The silence around men and domestic violence

November 24, 2015
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Statistics and stigma: The silence around men and domestic violence

With Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk recently addressing the language around male domestic violence, and Australia’s sportsmen voicing their struggles with depression, a conversation about men’s personal issues has begun. Men are...
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Talk About Men: International Men’s Day Masculinity Debate

November 19, 2015
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Talk About Men: International Men’s Day Masculinity Debate

The following is a transcript of Greg Andresen's speech at the International Men's Day Masculinity Debate in Sydney on Thursday 19th November 2015. The topic was "If masculinity is in crisis, what needs to change, men or society?". I am going to talk ...
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Talk About Men: International Men’s Day Masculinity Debate

November 19, 2015
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Talk About Men: International Men’s Day Masculinity Debate

The following is a transcript of Greg Andresen's speech at the International Men's Day Masculinity Debate in Sydney on Thursday 19th November 2015. The topic was "If masculinity is in crisis, what needs to change, men or society?". I am going to talk ...
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