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Domestic violence victims are men too, says Bettina Arndt | Tom Elliott on 3AW

November 14, 2015
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Domestic violence victims are men too, says Bettina Arndt | Tom Elliott on 3AW

Our understanding of domestic violence is incorrectly skewed to believe women are almost invariably always the victims, according to a social commentator. Bettina Arndt, sex therapist and writer, says women are often the perpetrators of domestic viole...
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Silent Victims | Bettina Arndt, the Weekend Australian

November 13, 2015
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Silent Victims | Bettina Arndt, the Weekend Australian

Our culture assumes domestic violence is almost invariably committed by men. But the data reveals a surprisingly high number of women are abusers. BETTINA ARNDT There was a funny discussion recently on the new ABC’s show, How Not to Behave.&nbs...
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Domestic Violence: Blaming Men | Mornings with Steve Austin, ABC Brisbane

November 13, 2015
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Domestic Violence: Blaming Men | Mornings with Steve Austin, ABC Brisbane

Do the lives of boys and men not matter anymore? That's what psychologist and sex therapist Bettina Arndt is wondering. She's written a piece on the demonisation of men in the domestic violence debate. Bettina spoke with Steve Austin. https://soundcl...
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Men victims too: councillor | Bendigo Advertiser

November 11, 2015
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Men victims too: councillor | Bendigo Advertiser

A Bendigo councillor says the city needs to do more to protect “henpecked men” from domestic violence which she says is causing some fathers to sleep rough – and driving others to suicide.  Councillor Elise Chapman said mor...
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‘How is that any different?’ Fitness guru Michelle Bridges argues domestic violence against men ‘is just as important’ as the abuse of women

November 10, 2015
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‘How is that any different?’ Fitness guru Michelle Bridges argues domestic violence against men ‘is just as important’ as the abuse of women

Fitness guru Michelle Bridges has weighed in on Australia’s domestic violence crisis, arguing that violence against men should be taken just as seriously as abuse on female victims. On Tuesday morning while appearing on Channel 10 morning show '...
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Participants needed for Deakin University study

November 10, 2015
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Participants needed for Deakin University study

Hi, my name is Dr Arlene Walker and I am conducting a research project with Dr Shannon Hyder, Dr Beth Costa and Ms Richelle Mayshak at Deakin University. We invite adult men who have ever been in an intimate relationship to take part in this important...
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New research finds ‘shocking’ levels of domestic violence in LGBTI relationships | news.com.au

November 9, 2015
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New research finds ‘shocking’ levels of domestic violence in LGBTI relationships | news.com.au

By the time Jade’s partner began beating her in public, she’d been suffering under a reign of abuse for years. Unfounded accusations of adultery, followed by king hits to the head. “I’m intelligent and confident, big and loud, ...
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Revealed – The Shocking Truth About Domestic Violence Support | YouTube Video

November 5, 2015
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rllx_-kpKTY&feature=youtu.be Domestic Violence in Australia recently had a $100 million package for services announced by the Australian government to help women who have been victims and it is time to go beyond onl...
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Why I’m backing QLD Labor Premier on male victims | Talk About Men

October 25, 2015
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Why I’m backing QLD Labor Premier on male victims | Talk About Men

This week the Labor premier of Queensland, Annastacia Palaszczuk, made headlines by calling for campaigns against domestic violence to be inclusive of male victims. Predictably—for anyone who understands the world of gender politics—this c...
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A Logan woman said she was not diminishing the problem of domestic violence against women, but wanted people to know that men also suffered abuse

October 23, 2015
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A Logan woman said she was not diminishing the problem of domestic violence against women, but wanted people to know that men also suffered abuse

October 22, 2015 1:00am Judith Maizey, Albert & Logan News He was punched and scratched, screamed at and threatened. His children were also abused, physically and emotionally. Of a night, he would put his children to bed and then push wardrobes ag...
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One in Three’s submission to Senate inquiry into domestic violence

August 2, 2014
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One in Three’s submission to Senate inquiry into domestic violence

On 26 June 2014, the following matter was referred to the Finance and Public Administration References Committee for inquiry and report by the 27 October 2014: the prevalence and impact of domestic violence in Australia as it affects all Australians ...
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Senate inquiry into domestic violence in Australia

July 25, 2014
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Senate inquiry into domestic violence in Australia

On 26 June 2014, the following matter was referred to the Finance and Public Administration References Committee for inquiry and report by the 27 October 2014: the prevalence and impact of domestic violence in Australia as it affects all Australians ...
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Preventing and Responding to Sexual and Domestic Violence against Men – A Guidance Note for Security Sector Institutions

June 7, 2014
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Preventing and Responding to Sexual and Domestic Violence against Men – A Guidance Note for Security Sector Institutions

Large numbers of men are subjected to Sexual and Domestic Violence (SDV). For example, official statistics from Australia estimate that 336,000 men (4 per cent of the male population) have been victims of sexual violence and 448,000 men (5.3 per cent)...
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Preventing and Responding to Sexual and Domestic Violence against Men – A Guidance Note for Security Sector Institutions

June 7, 2014
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Preventing and Responding to Sexual and Domestic Violence against Men – A Guidance Note for Security Sector Institutions

Large numbers of men are subjected to Sexual and Domestic Violence (SDV). For example, official statistics from Australia estimate that 336,000 men (4 per cent of the male population) have been victims of sexual violence and 448,000 men (5.3 per cent)...
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Channel 7 Sunrise covers ManKind viral video

May 26, 2014
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This morning's Sunrise TV Program (Channel 7) conducted an interview with Mark Brooks, Chairman of the UK's ManKind Initative. Source: YouTube clip of interview (http://youtu.be/-e7B7kL-ksE)
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Video shows laughter at female-on-male violence (NineMSN)

May 26, 2014
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By Matthew Henry, ninemsn, 9:29am May 26, 2014 Video shows laughter at female-on-male violence. That’s the disturbing finding of a public experiment conducted in a London park filmed for an advertisement about domestic violence against men. The ...
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