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In 2018 the charity carried out a survey of male victims of domestic abuse which received 728 responses and a total of 1,852 text comments from abused men. A video presentation of the results of the survey can be found here. The online conference in which that video appeared also contains some of the most revealing material about men as victims of domestic abuse that may be found anywhere, in particular,
It is sometimes claimed that women are the “overwhelming” majority of the victims of domestic abuse on the basis of the statistics of support services or prosecutions. However, the percentage of identified victims who are male diminishes as one progresses through the system from survey evidence at one end, to service provision at the other. Hence, the low level of service provision is actually a measure of the gender-bias in the process not an indication of the level of victimisation of men. The vanishing of male victims takes place in a succession of stages, as illustrated below.
The link below will take you to Mankind Initiative's page on research, statistics and vidoes relating to male victims of domestic abuse.
A researcher at the University of Dundee is looking for male participants to take part in a 60-minute research interview (online or by phone). Any men 21 or older who have been in an abusive relationship that has ended 6 months ago or more and are currently seeking support please email Beth at email@example.com