Male rape: Men ‘forced into sex with threats, lies and blackmail’ by women, survey finds

By Pat Hurst Press Association - The Independant

 All 154 British men in the survey said they were ‘forced to penetrate’ a female 176 comments Under UK law, only a man can commit the act of rape Getty Images A survey of men who say they have been forced to have sex by a woman claims blackmail and threats were the most common […]

Why aren’t we talking about abusive mums?

Corrine Barraclough, Kidspot.com.au

  June 19, 20175:12pm Abusive mothers are a very real problem and we have to start talking about it to be able to help. Corrine BarracloughKidspot.com.au DID you know children are more likely to be harmed by their biological mother than father? Neither did I until very recently. But why am I surprised — and […]

USA landmark case, Michelle Carter convicted for urging her boyfriend to commit suicide

Barbara Demick, Brisbane Times http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/world/in-landmark-case-michelle-carter-convicted-for-urging-her-boyfriend-to-commit-suicide-20170616-gwt103.html

No matter that she was an hour away at the time, Michelle Carter has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter for urging her 18-year boyfriend to kill himself. So ruled US juvenile court Judge Lawrence Moniz in Bristol County, Massachusetts, in a landmark criminal case that could have a wider impact on how courts view suicide […]

Mum jailed for 26 years after killing three of her children

Simone Fox Koob, The Australian

Akon Guode yesterday. The children’s father Joseph Tito Manyang, right, after sentencing. Sudanese-born mother who put four of her seven children into her Toyota Kluger SUV, drove to a park in Melbourne’s outer west and plunged the vehicle into the depths of Lake Gladman will spend at least the next two ­decades in jail for […]

Joey died from horrific abuse ‘because he looked like his father’

Emily Ritchie, The Australian

Joey was just shy of three years old when he was taken into the ­custody of his mother and stepfather. Seven weeks later, he was on life support in hospital. After three days, he was dead. Yesterday in the NSW Supreme Court, Joey’s guardians were found guilty of his murder by a jury that took […]

Mother ‘hated son’ who looked like dad, court told

Emily Ritchie - The Australian

A mother accused of murdering her three-year-old son reportedly told police she hated him because he looked like his father, a man she wished was dead. The woman said she had thought about killing her son because she “loved him, but just didn’t connect with him”. “There was a part of me that hated him […]

Rise in men taking out domestic violence orders against mothers and partners at Southport Court

Alexandria Utting, Gold Coast Bulletin

Support workers have expressed doubt about DVOs some men are taking out against their partners. GOLD Coast men are taking out domestic-violence orders against their mothers, partners and relatives but support workers are sceptical of the ­applications’ legitimacy. About 30 per cent of domestic-violence and family protection orders at Southport Magistrates Court in the first […]

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 […]