Domestic violence and White Ribbon day – help change the debate

by Bettina on November 21, 2015 in News Nice to know there are plenty of people who have not been hoodwinked by the biased campaign presenting women as the only victims of domestic violence. Since my recent article, Silent Victims, was published in theWeekend Australian I have been flooded with emails from people who know this is far from the truth. I […]

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

Radio interview with Tom Elliot on 3AW Read this article from the Australian, 14 November 2015 Bettina Arndt – Men are victims of DV too!

Silent victims: both mothers and fathers can be violent

Bettina Arndt - The Australian

  Our culture assumes domestic violence is invariably committed by men, but data reveals a high number of women are abusers. Source: Supplied There was a funny discussion recently on the new ABC television show How Not to Behave. One of the hosts, Gretel Killeen, started complaining about “manspreading” — men sitting with their legs […]

Domestic violence beat up

Angela Shanahan - The Spectator

The feminist-approved, media-driven ‘gender’ agenda is ignoring where the real problems lie Remember that slogan the feminists invented, the personal is political? No it isn’t. It is mostly just personal. Take domestic violence, a cause dear to the feminist heart. Australia has now embarked on a campaign to eradicate domestic violence, using 100 million dollars […]

Harvard study says 70 percent of domestic violence is committed by women against men by Joseph Earnest 15 November 2013 Newscast Media HOUSTON—Three years ago I wrote an article based on a scientific study done by Harvard Medical School that revealed domestic violence was not as one-sided as the media often depicts it.  The article to this very day is the second most popular article I’ve written and […]

Talking Point: Root causes of domestic violence are ignored by grand plan

Greg Barns, Hobart Mercury   Premier Will Hodgman, Our Watch chairwoman Natasha Stott Despoja and Australian of the Year Rosie Batty after the release of the Government’s domestic violence plan. Picture: RICHARD JUPE POLITICIANS are a shallow lot these days. Good policy, policy based on evidence and on ensuring dealing with existential issues, is jettisoned for headline grabbing […]

More mothers kill their children

The main killers of children in Australia, according to the latest statistics from the Australian Institute of Criminology (2010-2012), are:   Mothers (47%, n=20) Fathers (30%, n=13) Mothers’ new male partners (19%, n=8)   The phrase “women and children” excludes the fact that many killers of children are women. By consciously ignoring this fact, Keneally, […]

Why men feel aggrieved in family court interventions

Michael Challinger, Melbourne Age 11 August 2015 Comments 45 Michael Challinger A legal process to restrain family violence needs to work faster and more fairly. Photo: Intervention orders do more than just restrain violence. Often they separate a man from his children, evict him from his home and deprive him of his property. Photo: Craig Sillitoe My client Tom* was […]

The hidden politics of family violence

Martin McKenzie-Murray, The Saturday Paper Two days before Christmas, the freshly anointed premier of Victoria, Daniel Andrews, announced the establishment of a royal commission on family violence. “The whole system is broken,” he said. “It doesn’t protect the vulnerable, it doesn’t punish the guilty and more of the same policies will only mean more of the same tragedies.” Andrews […]

Mark Latham: campaigns on domestic violence must not miss the real targets

MArk Latham - Australian Financial Review

Domestic violence victims in highrisk areas lose out in the focus on false “hot spots”. Georgia Osland One of the fascinating aspects of modern Left-wing culture is the creation of false notions of victimhood. Left-feminists in particular spend a lot of time constructing a world of persecution around themselves.In an era in which women are dominating men in […]