UK – Finally, our policy-makers are waking up to the plight of male domestic abuse victims

Mark Brooks Chairman, ManKind Initiative UK The Telegraph

1 Comment The Queen introduced a new Domestic Violence and Abuse Bill on Tuesday   This week, the Queen announced that the Government are going ahead with a new Domestic Violence and Abuse Bill. The aim, broadly speaking, is to bring all the disparate pieces of domestic abuse legislation, policies and guidance together. There will […]

Are Traditional Male Role Models Really the Cause of Domestic Violence?

Adam Blanch, Mentor Psychology - Here For Men https://www.mentorpsychology.com/single-post/2017/06/21/Are-Traditional-Male-Role-Models-Really-the-Cause-of-Domestic-Violence

The Sydney Morning Herald recently posted an article by self declared feminist Clementine Ford, claiming that the root cause of violence against women is men’s adherence to traditional male social roles. It’s an emotionally engaging article, Clementine is a powerful writer and she certainly has passion for her beliefs, but it’s also terribly inaccurate. Clementine claimed that  “Masculinity is […]

Parliamentary hearing axed over ‘judicial concerns’

Caroline Overington, The Australian

A parliamentary committee inquiring into the Family Court and family violence was abruptly cancelled yesterday over fears that members of parliament could be criticised for asking questions of judges. The committee, which is specifically inquiring into the family law system, had months ago invited the Chief Justice of the Family Court, Diana Bryant, and the […]

Cassie Jaye correctly IDs Batty’s son as the victim of DV

MSN  reports she stunned the “Project panel into silence over insensitive Rosie Batty comments”. © Bauer Media Waleed Aly.  The Project panel was shocked into silence during an uneasy interview with a controversial, anti-feminism movie director.Cassie Jaye was on the show to discuss her meninist film The Red Pill which focuses on the men’s rights […]

Australian Senator challenges reasons behind domestic violence ad campaign

Senator Leyonhjelm asks questions about the “Let’s Stop It At The Start” domestic violence ad campaign Thu, 8 Jun 2017 12:16:16 +1000 Subject: Excerpt from Official Recording of Community Affairs Senate Committee Proceedings from the Australian Parliament on 01/06/2017 at 13:25:00. https://youtu.be/0DLZa37LJTg or Transcript as follows: Thanks to OneinThree.com.au for following this interesting debate and providing […]

Bettina Arndt, Miranda Devine & Augusto Zimmerman on domestic violence 2GB

Fantastic radio last night. Over an hours discussion with Miranda Devine and I focussing on domestic violence and AVO’s along with the courageous West Australian Law Reform Commissioner Augusto Zimmermann and plenty of callers.  Can you please circulate? Thanks, Tina   http://www.2gb.com/podcast/domestic-violence-industry-nights-with-miranda-devine/    

‘You can’t tell me women don’t lie, of course they do’: why Men’s Rights Activists hate AVOs

Jacqueline Maley - Sydney Morning Herald

Buried in an obscure nook of the budget was a humane and overdue measure, a good news story so pure it’s puzzling the government didn’t promote it beyond a passing mention in Treasurer Scott Morrison’s budget speech. It’s simple and sensible, and it should have been enacted long ago: domestic violence victims will no longer […]

Red roses – for a domestic violence order

I have worked with men/fathers for the last 22 years – helping them to stay in their children’s lives and survive after separation. I thought that I had heard it all, that is in domestic violence complaints until I received a phone call from an 80 year old gentleman who told me he had been […]

Stand up against dangerous Family Law changes

Bettina Arndt

Augusto Zimmermann, WA Law Reform Commissioner is calling for us to challenge the “dangerous family law changes” and to encourage people to complete the questionaire. Sent: Tuesday, 9 May 2017 7:23:12 PM Subject: Stand up against dangerous Family Law changes – recruit people for questionnaire Below is an important message from my friend Bettina Arndt. […]

Silence Breeds Violence – Australian Army members speak out about family & domestic violence

“Silence is the Accomplice” is a short film produced by the #AustralianArmy that tells the stories of four of its members: four very brave serving soldiers and their experiences with family and domestic violence. Their accounts are confronting, and deeply personal. The people in the film are not actors—they are people from our Army, our […]