Fatherlessness linked to increased risk of child abuse

by Augusto Zimmermann News Weekly, January 31, 2015

For years, fathers’ groups have complained that restraining orders, intended as a shield against domestic violence, are often misused by unscrupulous pseudo-victims and over-zealous courts.[1] However, whenever these groups request that fathers should have more time to spend with their children after divorce, feminist groups argue that those children will be exposed to more violence.[2] […]

Why men won’t get married anymore: Women complain chaps today won’t settle down. Sorry, ladies, but it’s all your fault, argues a wickedly provocative new book

By Peter Lloyd For The Daily Mail UK

A controversial new book argues that the triumph of feminism has meant men are now second-class citizens.  On Saturday, in our first extract, it laid bare how men are abused, belittled and exploited. Today, it shows how men are treated unfairly in marriage and fatherhood.        According to the Office for National Statistics, […]

The Tommaso Vincenti Case: His Daughter Speaks Out

by Robert Franklin, National Parents Organization

Remember this… Four girls taken away from their loving Italian father, Tommaso Vincenti and brought to Australia, by the mother who stopped at nothing to cheat and lie her way home. She lied to the Australian Embassy and they fell for her story without questioning it. She arrived in Australia and the media immediately took her […]

Meet the feminist who is sticking up for men

Peter Lloyd, The Telegraph, UK

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/thinking-man/11527238/Meet-the-feminist-who-is-sticking-up-for-men.html Feminist academic Christina Hoff Sommers is attracting attention for speaking out against untruths in the gender equality debate, writes Peter Lloyd For a lot of men, there are two dirty f-words in the English language: the four-letter one we hear at football matches and, at the risk of having faecal matter posted through my […]

Why do we believe such terrible things about men that can’t be true?

Femicide has been identified globally as ‘a leading a cause of premature death   for women’, but does such a dramatic statement stand up to scrutiny, asks Neil   Lyndon       Figures from the UN claim that more than one in three of all women is subjected to sexual violence Photo: Alamy   This week, in the New […]

It’s insulting to label dads as only stand-by parents

By Wendy Tuohy - Herald Sun

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/opinion/its-insulting-to-label-dads-as-only-stand-by-parents/story-fni0fhk1-1227273564392 IT speaks volumes about the esteem in which we hold the parenting skills of fathers that when TV personality Chrissie Swan went away for six weeks’ work, she was attacked for leaving her children with their dad. Swan’s critics thought they were landing a punch on the polarising figure for being a “bad mother” […]

USA – Georgia House Bill 568 would require DNA test for child support

Jeremy Stewart , North West Georgia News

House Bill 568 would require DNA test for child support                             http://www.northwestgeorgianews.com/rome/news/local/house-bill-would-require-dna-test-for-child-support/article_60b734ba-c93f-11e4-ba3d-7b19ecda16b5.html                                                                                            Georgia General Assembly Rep. Katie Dempsey said Thursday that requiring DNA testing in new child support cases is a way to end wrongful paternity claims prior to legal action.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The Rome Republican authored House Bill 568, which would allow the […]

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 […]