Generally speaking, we are more likely to hear about women who’ve experienced abuse as opposed to men. However, with June being men’s health month, I wanted to share and discuss some information about men and abuse.
According to Home Office statistical bulletins and the British Crime Survey, “in 2006-07 men made up 43.4% of all those who had suffered partner abuse in the previous year, which rose to 45.5% in 2007-08 but fell to 37.7% in 2008-09.” So if 40% of men experience domestic abuse, why don’t we hear about it more often? I mean, ManKind found that men are twice as likely as women to keep the abuse a secret, as well as not seek help.
ManKind provide a list of signs to look for (if you suspect abuse):
- She controls the money – all financial decisions will be made by her, and she’ll make you account for all…
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