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Women's refuge closed by 'politically correct' council as it does not cater for abused men (UK)

Supporters of a women's refuge were “shocked and stunned” to be told it is being closed - because it does not cater for men. The emergency shelter was set up 13 years ago for women and children and adult males are not allowed to stay. But council officials have now ruled that, because it does not serve both sexes equally, the money used to run the home would be better spent on an ‘outreach service’ to help battered husbands as well as wives in their own homes.

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