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Brutally Honest Post Explains How Girls Are Abusing Their Boyfriends, Check If You’re Not Doing It Too. We usually think of abusive relationships as black eyes and broken noses but abuse isn’t limited to physical traumas.

Brutally Honest Post Explains How Girls Are Abusing Their Boyfriends, Check If You’re Not Doing It Too

Psychological scars can be just as – if not more – painful and, sadly, any relationship can inflict them, even if you’re dating a teen girl. Show Full Text Signs of an abusive relationship, however, is sometimes hard to spot even for the victims. Especially if they’re madly in love. That’s why someone posted an honest message on Tumblr which should help identify if a teen girl is abusing her partner. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IS ALWAYS VIOLENCE.

By Kenny Priestley Content warning: article mentions abuse and domestic violence This is an article submitted in response to Flashmob Dancers Demand an End to Violence Against Women.


The term domestic violence, for most of us brings to mind the image of a woman being beaten or in some way abused by a man. V71-Straus_Thirty-Years-Denying-Evidence-PV_10. Why are feminists being allowed to hijack domestic violence funding? A report just released this week shines a shocking, fierce and heartbreaking light on where domestic violence thrives in Australia.

Why are feminists being allowed to hijack domestic violence funding?

The statistics make difficult reading – and denial futile. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women are reported to be the fastest-growing segment of the entire prison population. They are 21 times more likely to be imprisoned than non-Indigenous women. Since 1991, that rate has increased by a staggering 248 per cent. Another domestic violence program fails? No! How much longer do lazy politicians and greedy feminist lobby groups think they can keep the lid on the boiling issue of actually tackling domestic violence?

Another domestic violence program fails? No!

Please note: we are not fooled. Also note: we want change. Now. Now. This week, it has emerged that the Safer Pathways program in NSW has not actually succeeded in reducing rates of serious domestic assaults. The program was first piloted in Orange and Waverley in 2014. It’s chewed through $53 million over four years. The Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research has evaluated the success of the program. BOSCAR director Dr DonWeatherburn said “it remained unclear if the initiative had been a success,” reports the ABC. Fine tuning? Is that another way of saying ripping up and starting again with some a realistic strategy based on honesty? John Robson: Why are there almost no shelters for male victims? And why is asking that question so controversial? Do you believe that men need help today?

John Robson: Why are there almost no shelters for male victims? And why is asking that question so controversial?

If so, we should do lunch. Specifically, this Sunday I’ll be speaking at the opening of the Canadian Association for Equality (CAFE) Ottawa Centre for Men and Families, “Ottawa’s first multi-service hub for the health and well-being of boys, men, fathers and families.” It’s May 28, at Biagio’s Italian Kitchen on Richmond Rd. at 2:00 and I hope you’ll contribute and, if in the area, attend, because surely such a thing is desirable.

Shouldn't we talk about domestic violence against men too? » YNaija. By Azeez Adeniyi The internet has been agog over the issue of domestic violence in relationships and marriages in the last few days.

Shouldn't we talk about domestic violence against men too? » YNaija

What seems to have fuelled this discourse is the claim by Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe, that her husband, Lanre Gentry has been beating her all through their marriage. Domestic Violence Resources for Male Survivors. On Wednesday evening immediately after my husband, our dog, and I entered a restaurant’s patio, a stranger asked if he could get advice from us about relationships, as he was having problems with his girlfriend.

Domestic Violence Resources for Male Survivors

Over the next ten to fifteen minutes, we learned a bit of their history, including that together they had a child who was almost two, and that the man had ended up in the hospital on more than one occasion with broken ribs and other bones as the result of domestic violence. So much media attention has been paid lately to women being assaulted and raped by other women, as there have been articles by Marie Claire,XO Jane, The Daily Mail in the U.K. and others.

Children most often killed by mothers. New Zealand mothers kill more children than any other group in society and men are victims of domestic violence as often as women, a police investigation has found.

Children most often killed by mothers

The Family Violence Death Review, released today by police, found mothers were responsible for 45 per cent of children killed by domestic violence. The review of 95 family violence deaths involving 101 victims between 2004 and 2011 revealed some "inconvenient truths", Family First national director Bob McCoskrie said. He said the statistics debunked the misleading popular perception "that women and children need to be protected from men".

"This gender focus is misleading," Mr McCoskrie said. "If we're really serious about reducing family violence, we need to talk about ... our violent culture and the role alcohol and drugs play in fuelling this environment. " Until we treat male and female domestic abuse victims the same, we'll never be rid of it. Battered Men: The Hidden Hurt. Battered men desperately sought help for years in California, but their efforts consistently fell on deaf ears.

Battered Men: The Hidden Hurt

It took four battered men and a 2008 lawsuit by the National Coalition for Men for the California Supreme Court to recognize that men are entitled to equal protection and advocacy support from domestic violence shelters. Domestic violence accounts for a surprising proportion of violent crime in the United States. Close to one in six murder victims is killed by an intimate partner.

Nearly three-fourths of all murder-suicides involve an intimate partner. Because 85% of domestic-assault victims are women, when people think about domestic violence they tend to assume a male abuser and a female victim. In fact, cases of domestic violence show a similar profile, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, or financial or educational background. Boys and men: Survivors of sexual violence. Malinda Williams Sexual violence happens to people of all ages, genders, sexual orientations, religions, abilities, professions, incomes, races and ethnicities.

Boys and men: Survivors of sexual violence

Although females have a much higher risk of sexual assault during their lives, males are also victims, particularly as boys and adolescents. As in sexual assaults against females, against boys and men it is also an act of power and control using sexual assault as the weapon and includes rape, incest, child sexual abuse, intimate partner violence, sexual exploitation, human trafficking, unwanted sexual contact, sexual harassment, exposure and voyeurism.

According to studies, approximately one in six boys are sexually assaulted before they turn 18 (nearly 28 percent were age 10 or younger at the time); one in 33 men are sexually assaulted as adults. Additionally, one in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college; 90 percent of which are never reported. Male victims of sexual violence are being ignored by the government. By Ally Fogg There are many lessons to be learned from the unfolding scandal of sexual abuse claims in professional football. Perhaps the first of these is a simple truth: people do care. The men who courageously broke their silence are said to have been overwhelmed by the support they have received from the public, even among such sharp-tongued crowds as social media users and football fans. There should be little doubt that this public display of sympathy and support has been a huge factor in encouraging literally hundreds of other men to contact advice lines or police to report other offences.

Male victims of domestic abuse: Recognise the signs and get help. If we asked you to picture a domestic abuser, what do they look like? And, more importantly, what gender are they? Society still follows an outdated narrative of domestic abuse, based on pejorative terms like ‘wife beater’ and ‘battered wife’. There are two main things wrong with these phrases – they assume that all abuse is violent, and that all victims are women. One in Three Campaign - News Articles About Family Violence - ABC Radio Brisbane confirms one male is a victim of domestic homicide every 10 days. The Number of Male Domestic Abuse Victims Is Shockingly High — So Why Don’t We Hear About Them? Photo: Getty Images When you think of a victim of domestic abuse, who comes to mind?

If you’re being honest, it’s probably a woman. After all, domestic violence against men isn’t a theme of many Hollywood movies. Yet in 2010, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released data from its National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey — and one of the most shocking statistics wasn’t just the sheer total of victims of physical violence but also how those numbers broke down by gender. According to the CDC’s statistics — estimates based on more than 18,000 telephone-survey responses in the United States — roughly 5,365,000 men had been victims of intimate partner physical violence in the previous 12 months, compared with 4,741,000 women.

More severe threats like being beaten, burned, choked, kicked, slammed with a heavy object, or hit with a fist were also tracked. Misinformation About Domestic Violence. January 6, 2017 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization Readers will recall that I’ve written about Nebraska attorney Chris Johnson’s op-ed on the inequalities in the law and practice regarding domestic violence and the response nine days later by the state domestic violence establishment in the person of one Lynne Lange.The following is the rebuttal to Lange’s agitprop by Johnson and the mother of the DV shelter movement, the inestimable Erin Pizzey.

Misinformation About Domestic Violence Chris Johnson and Erin Pizzey. Women are more violent, says study. Bruised and battered husbands have been complaining for years and now the biggest research project of its kind has proved them right. When it comes to domestic confrontation, women are more violent than men. The study, which challenges the long-standing view that women are overwhelmingly the victims of aggression, is based on an analysis of 34,000 men and women by a British academic. Women lash out more frequently than their husbands or boyfriends, concludes John Archer, professor of psychology at the University of Central Lancashire and president of the International Society for Research on Aggression. Male violence remains a more serious phenomenon: men proved more likely than women to injure their partners. Female aggression tends to involve pushing, slapping and hurling objects. PARTNER ABUSE STATE OF KNOWLEDGE PROJECT (PASK): The world's largest domestic violence research data base, 2,657 pages, with summaries of 1700 peer-reviewed studies.

Sexual victimization perpetrated by women: Federal data reveal surprising prevalence. A Health and Human Rights Law Project, UCLA School of Law, United Statesb Mills College, United Statesc Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law, United States Received 11 January 2016, Revised 13 July 2016, Accepted 26 September 2016, Available online 28 September 2016 Choose an option to locate/access this article: Check if you have access through your login credentials or your institution Check access Get rights and content Highlights. Forced Into Silence ~ Documentary breaks new ground in awareness for male victims - Relating To Men. The Secrets & Lies Of White Ribbon - Relating To Men. Today is White Ribbon Day. Help is at hand for male victims of domestic violence. Should we scrutinise ALL reports of family violence? - Relating To Men.

There has been significant backlash at the not so honourable Pru Goward for the abominable decision to hand the funding for male victims to the Men’s Referral Service (MRS). As previously stated by Bettina Arndt, MRS is the only organisation working in the domestic violence sector which screens its victims to first see if they are perpetrators or somehow to blame for what happened to them. During 2015 Rosie Batty made repeated claims that “we must believe victim stories – without question” but of course, Rosie was only referring to women.

Gender bigotry has never been more blatant to the average thinking Australian. New South Wales Pilot Program on Domestic Violence ‘Unsupported by Evidence and Ideologically Based. Domestic Violence Facts and Statistics At A Glance. MANN DVAgainstMenCommonQuests. MANN DVAgainstMenResearch. MenWeb: CDC/DOJ Survey-Men more often victims of intimate partner violence. Research on Battered Men. SUMMARY: According to a 2010 national survey by the Centers for Disease Control and U.S. Nonfiction Book Review: See Jane Hit: Why Girls Are Growing More Violent and What We Can Do About It by James Garbarino, Author . Penguin Press $25.95 (294p) ISBN 978-1-59420-075-5. Until we treat male and female domestic abuse victims the same, we'll never be rid of it. Greeley Tribune Wrong on Domestic Violence. November 16, 2016 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization This article is long, so I’ll deal with it piecemeal (Greeley Tribune, 11/12/16).

It’s about domestic violence and, in keeping with virtually everything published by the MSM on that topic, it gets a lot wrong. And those are just the things it mentions; the things it fails to mention that are germane to the topic are legion. Greeley Tribune: So Many Words, So Little Information About Domestic Violence. Untitled. Press release on male DV victims in Australia. One in Three Campaign - Family Violence - Australia Says No! What Male Victims of Domestic Abuse Want You to Know. FindingsAt a Glance.Nov.23. Pizzey, Erin; Battered and violence prone women. The Courier Mail. Australian School Program on Domestic Violence Shames Boys. The cycle of domestic violence repeats until we stop it. Daily Telegraph. Domestic Violence Facts and Statistics At A Glance.

New Domestic Violence Research Compilation - acfc. Domestic violence against men hits record levels as numbers treble in past decade. Breaking the Science: 71% of Children Killed by One Parent are Killed by Their Mothers; 60% of Victims are Boys. Daily Telegraph. FEMAIL explores why women are lashing out at their partners. UK Domestic Violence Charities’ Finances. Domestic violence against men hits record levels as numbers treble in past decade. Domestic Violence: Stanley Green, On a Mission for Male Survivors. It's Time to Acknowledge Male Victims of Domestic Violence. Opinion: Both men and women can be perpetrators of domestic violence. The Ugly Truth Of Female Violence - Relating To Men. Daily Telegraph. How male victims of domestic abuse often end up getting arrested themselves.

Story of domestic violence against men is hidden, complicated and disputed. Fact Check ~ Family and Domestic Violence in Australia - Relating To Men. Fact Check ~ Family and Domestic Violence in Australia - Relating To Men. One in Three Campaign - News Articles About Family Violence - Vested interests ‘have taken over domestic violence debate’: Leyonhjelm. Male DV victims applaud funding. Domestic violence towards men: Black Ribbon Foundation established. Douglas Todd: B.C.’s domestic-violence programs work on ‘false’ theory. One in Three Campaign - News Articles About Family Violence - Domestic violence: data shows women are not the only victims. 3 Important Facts About Domestic Violence. Domestic violence against men by female perpetrators: ‘There is nowhere for us to go’ The irrefutable proof is in: DV is not gendered (except when it is, which is most of the time)

Straus Exposes the Academic Veils Placed on Domestic Violence Research. FindingsAt a Glance.Nov.23. V71 Straus Thirty Years Denying Evidence PV 10. Daily Telegraph. Daily Telegraph. Why men remain silent about domestic violence - insideMAN. The Denial of Female Domestic Violence: Social and Legal Implications - Relating To Men. How to Get Things Done (GTD) Public money wasted on domestic violence organisations. One in Three Campaign - News Articles About Family Violence - AIFS "Experiences of Separated Parents Study" reveals high levels of domestic violence against men. Smoke, Mirrors And Violence Against Women - Relating To Men. Men also suffer from domestic abuse. Why will no one fund male domestic abuse charities?

Vital research into male domestic violence under threat - because victims won't come forward. Domestic Violence Resources for Male Survivors. V71 Straus Thirty Years Denying Evidence PV 10. Gender symmetry: women can be as abusive as men - Relating To Men. By Percentage, Lesbians Sexually Assault More Than Campus Males – Black & Blonde Media.

One in Three Campaign - News Articles About Family Violence - ‘There is nowhere for us to go’: Domestic violence happens to men too ( REVEALED: Sheryl Sandberg's Wacky 1991 Feminist Thesis. Domestic Violence Will Flourish ~ Because Of Feminist Journalists - Relating To Men. Fact file: Domestic violence in Australia - Fact Check - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) RADAR: Home Page. Fiona Richardson's Story Fails The Gender Test - Relating To Men. Barbara Kay. REFERENCES EXAMINING ASSAULTS BY WOMEN ON THEIR SPOUSES OR MALE PARTNERS: AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY. Social Change Sees More Wives Physically Abusing Their Husbands. Domestic violence against men: Know the signs. Get Someone To Bruise Your Face ~ A Real Womans Advice On Domestic Violence - Relating To Men.

Domestic abuse: Men 'need more help', victims' organisation says. There's one area in Britain where domestic violence against men is much higher than against women. Male domestic abuse victims at risk of being arrested says Jessica McCarrick.