What could gender equity goals for men’s well being look like?

  September 15, 2011 6.50am AEST Author Richard Fletcher Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Health , University of Newcastle Disclosure statement Richard Fletcher is an invited member of the Australian Bureau of Statistics Gender Statistics Advisory Group.   Promoting men’s care responsibilities to be equal to that of women might be quite a challenge. Chris. P […]

How daughters can repair a damaged relationship with their divorced dad

Professor Linda Nielsen, Wake Forest University

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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 […]

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. […]

Relationship breakdown factors in Male suicide

For many years, suicide has been regarded as a mental health issue despite warnings from this Agency and others, that many men take their own life when faced with a relationship breakdown and the ongoing effects of the legislation and attitudes that work to deny men/fathers a life with their children after separation. Government policies […]

New DV Guidelines turn shows of displeasure into ‘violence’

“Unfortunately these guidelines constitute a major threat to fundamental rights in Australia, including due process, property rights and parental rights”.

Rosie Batty is back to change family Law

Good ol’ Rosie Batty is back, using her son’s murder to promote Rosie Batty.   Family violence campaigner Rosie Batty (pictured) will join members of the Women’s Legal Service in Brisbane on Thursday to outline a five-step ‘roadmap’ to improve the family law system Amongst other things, she wants to make it easier to make, […]

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/  

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

Radio interview with Tom Elliot on 3AW https://audioboom.com/boos/3808119-men-are-often-the-victims-of-domestic-violence-says-bettina-arndt Read this article from the Australian, 14 November 2015 Bettina Arndt – Men are victims of DV too!

Parents forcefully blocked from seeing kids could be abuse

Emily Smith, Daily Mercury

http://www.dailymercury.com.au/news/is-parent-alienation-abuse/2675874/ STOPPING parents from seeing their children could fall under the definition of child abuse if George Christensen gets his way.  The Federal Member for Dawson said he would lobby with Victorian independent Senator John Madigan to have the definition of child abuse widened to include parental alienation.  Mr. Christensen said the current system for […]