RECENT NEWS ARTICLES

This page contains a selection of recent news articles and commentary about male victims of violence and abuse plus related issues. These articles are presented as a community service, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the One in Three Campaign.

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Entries by One in Three Campaign (424)

Friday
Nov202009

Men Demand Laws That Punish Women (Botswana)

Selebi-Phikwe — Men have been urged to discard their egos and report any form of abuse by their female counterparts so gender-based violence programmes can include them.

Because men tend to sweep such abuses under the carpet, it appears as if the available programmes exclude them. During a gender-based workshop on Wednesday male participants who were drawn from BCL and Botswana Prisons indicated that they succumb to abuse by women but because of their traditional upbringing they suffer in silence for fear of being treated as weaklings.

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Friday
Nov202009

Woman charged over Rockingham stabbing

A Rockingham woman who allegedly stabbed her partner during a violent domestic dispute last night has been charged with assault using a weapon. It is alleged the woman, believed to be in her 30s, used a knife to stab her de-facto partner in the leg during an argument at a Rockingham Home at about 7pm. The man was taken to Royal Perth Hospital, but it is understood his injuries were not life threatening. The woman is due to appear in Rockingham Magistrate's Court today.

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Thursday
Nov192009

Woman fronts court after man set on fire

A court in north-east Victoria has been told a Wangaratta woman who allegedly set a man on fire had planned to kill him. Wangaratta woman Kerry Anne McNiven, 43, was charged with attempted murder after the man suffered extensive burns to his body on Wednesday night. The prosecution told the Wangaratta Magistrates Court the 50-year-old man was sitting on the ground by the Ovens River when McNiven poured petrol on him and then set him alight with a cigarette lighter. Two passers-by pulled the man into the river to extinguish the flames. He is in a critical condition.

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Thursday
Nov192009

Male victims of family violence discussion on 1233 ABC Newcastle 

Greg Millan from Men's Health Services talks about the One in Three Campaign and male victims of family violence with Carol Duncan from 1233 ABC Newcastle on International Men's Day 2009.

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Thursday
Nov192009

Male victims of domestic violence seek recognition

The World Today with Eleanor Hall is an hour of current affairs background and debate from Australia and the world every Monday to Friday, 12:10pm, ABC Local Radio and Radio National. The following story was broadcast on 19th November.

“Men as well as women are often victims of domestic violence. But now an attempt by men's health advocates to highlight the problem of male victims has sparked a dispute with female campaigners. A group of men's health experts is calling for domestic violence against men to be taken more seriously and for more services to be provided to help men who are assaulted. But a group attempting to reduce violence against women says the message about men is misleading and distracting.”

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