Male victims of domestic violence: Police facebook post stirs debate on controversial issue

MATT PEARSON, THE DAILY TELEGRAPH

  A Facebook post by NSW Police has sparked a passionate social media debate on an issue many suggest society — and the police themselves — sweep under the carpet. The post, written this morning, sets a typical domestic violence scene but plays with assumptions to highlight this statistic: “Last year, 1 in every 5 […]

Facebook defamation: man awarded $12.5K after estranged wife’s ‘domestic violence’ post

By Michaela Whitbourn

A woman has been ordered to pay $12,500 to her estranged husband after she defamed him on Facebook by accusing him of subjecting her to years of abuse. In the latest of a growing number of cases over defamatory comments on social media, school teacher Miro Dabrowski sued his estranged wife, Robyn Greeuw, over a December […]

Missouri bill to require father’s consent on abortion revives men’s rights issue

By Cheryl Wetzstein - The Washington Times

  A bill in the Missouri legislature would block doctors from performing an abortion unless the father consented. (Image courtesy of thestar.com). more >                    A Missouri bill to require women seeking abortions to get the written, notarized consent of the father of the fetus is reviving a long-standing argument about men’s rights in abortions. For […]

No contraception, no dole

by: GARY JOHNS, The Australian

IF a person’s sole source of income is the taxpayer, the person, as a condition of benefit, must have contraception. No contraception, no benefit.  This is not an affront to single mothers or absent fathers, or struggling parents. Such a measure will undoubtedly affect strugglers, it undoubtedly will affect Aboriginal and Islander people in great […]

Queensland woman, 58, ‘tried to kill two boys in house fire’

A WOMAN has been charged with trying to kill two young boys in a house fire in southeast Queensland.  The 58-year-old woman was charged on Tuesday with two counts of attempted murder and one count of arson in relation to the fire at a house at Morayfield, north of Brisbane, in February. It is alleged […]

Children most often killed by mothers – NZ

Otago Daily Times

Chilling New Zealand figures http://www.odt.co.nz/news/national/227441/children-most-often-killed-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. The Family Violence Death Review, released today by police, found mothers were responsible for 45 per cent of children killed by domestic […]

Human Services spent $500k fighting one $6k case

Nicholas McCallum, Canberra Times

Senator Nick Xenophon: “This seems to be a scandalous waste of taxpayers’ money for no good effect other than to protect the butt of the department.”

The Contradiction That Rules Feminism

Harvey C. Mansfield, The Hoover Institute

    Image credit:  Barbara Kelley Feminism in the universities is nothing new. The movement had its start among intellectuals outside universities—Simone de Beauvoir in Paris, Betty Friedan in America—but soon made its way to academia. Feminism was able to change American society from the top down, but that did not prevent feminism from expressing, […]

British Government Statistics: ‘Fathers Who Aren’t Living with Their Children Don’t Count’

Robert Franklin, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization

[Attachment(s) from Yuri Joakimidis joakimidisyuri@yahoo.com.au [euro-dads] included below] https://www.nationalparentsorganization.org/recent-articles?id=22102  Following up on my post of yesterday… There I made the point that we can’t seriously expect fathers to act the part of dedicated, selfless parents when our culture simmers in a toxic stew of anti-dad messages. Amazingly, even with all the obstacles placed between men […]

Non-dom dads: the forgotten men of single-parent families

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/relationships/11284758/Non-dom-dads-the-forgotten-men-of-single-parent-families.html Official attitudes towards non-custodial fathers are several decades out of   date, leaving them effectively cast out of society, writes Neil Lyndon  ‘No matter how devoted he may be, a father who does not live with his children will almost certainly find it impossible to be recognised as an equal parent’ Photo: Alamy                                                                                  […]