Murder-suicide surviving daughter: “The Family Court completely failed us”

http://www.kidspot.com.au/parenting/real-life/in-the-news/murder-suicide-surviving-daughter-the-family-court-completely-failed-us Kidspot Editor | 4 February 2016 Grace Cuzens was just 13 years old when her mother murdered her two sisters before taking her own life. Now 17, she has spoken out about her traumatic childhood and the Family Court’s place in it. This article originally appeared on Perth Now by Kate Campbell as Grace Cuzens speaks […]

The Global story of Domestic Violence against men

A powerful, animated video clip  tells the global story of DV against men, related suicide and government bias against men A lot of statistics and big impact, hugely valuable resource.  https://www.facebook.com/Antisessismo/videos/951922748195522/  

Flirting with confected outrage fails to impress women

Bettina Arndt, The Australian, Opinion

Flirting with confected outrage fails to impress women What a joke. West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle laughingly makes a pass on national television during an interview with Network Ten reporter Mel McLaughlin. Illustration: Eric Lobbecke Predictably, commentators line up to condemn the man’s offensive behaviour as yet another example of vulnerable women needing protection from […]

Woman to face murder charge after Riverwood stabbing victims dies

Updated yesterday at 6:02pm Photo: The Riverwood house where a woman allegedly stabbed her partner in the chest. (ABC News: Luke Rosen) Related Story: Woman charged after man allegedly stabbed in Sydney’s south Map: Riverwood 2210   A woman is expected to face an upgraded charge of murder after the man she allegedly stabbed in […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rise of the female ‘relationship terrorists': Study finds women are more controlling and aggressive towards their partners than men

By Emine Sinmaz and Sarah Griffiths - Daily Mail UK

Quote: Study leader Dr Elizabeth Bates said: ‘The stereotypical popular view is still one of dominant control by men. That does occur but research over the last ten to 15 years has highlighted the fact that women are controlling and aggressive in relationships too.’ She said scientists may have to think again about the reasons for male violence against women, which previous studies said arose from ‘patriarchal values’ in which men are motivated to seek to control women’s behaviour, using violence if necessary. She said other research also looked at men in prisons and women in refuges, rather than typical members of the public.

Why are so many MEN becoming victims of domestic violence?

Antonia Hoyle, UK Daily Mail

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2518434/Why-MEN-victims-domestic-violence-Its-Britains-remaining-taboos-abuse-men-home-rise.html Why are so many MEN becoming victims of domestic violence? It’s one of Britain’s last remaining taboos, but abuse against men in the home is on the rise More married men suffer abuse from their spouse than married womenThese days, women move more in men’s worldsThey earn and compete with as much aggression as […]