Likewise the Respondent's emotional and physical abuse of Petitioner in the presence of the minor child is tantamount to abuse of the minor child.''He said he would destroy my career and take my kids from me.
He threatened to release sexually explicit videotapes claiming I would never again work in the entertainment industry.'Mel also claims Stephen called her a 'f***ing monkey,' in a racist slur during a campaign of terror.
A number of studies have addressed this issue and found that when asked, more women than men report initiating the attack. Professor Don Dutton further refutes the self-defense myth.
See Dutton, D., & Corvo, K., “Transforming a flawed policy: A call to revive psychology and science in domestic violence research and practice,” (11) 2006, 457-483 Many government-funded domestic violence programs still explicitly discriminate against male victims.
It is the most common methodology used in science to measure abuse. In 1985 researchers updated the CTS to ask who initiated the violence, and they found the same results.
Feminists then claimed one can “initiate” violence in self-defense. Subsequent research asked about motives and self-defense and found self-defense is only a small percentage of the violence by either sex.
In order to correct for a possible bias in reporting, we reexamined our data looking only at the self-reports of women. 1997) or that the proportions are equivalent in the two sexes (Straus, 1997). Carrado, “Aggression in British Heterosexual Relationships: A Descriptive Analysis, Aggressive Behavior,” 1996, 22: 401-415.You can see examples by clicking on the link above."Active Members" of NCFM can read over 120 historic back issues.In Australia and the UK, the government had to revoke funding from domestic violence shelters for refusing to help male victims as shown in these articles: Domestic violence support team pulls plug. Study Examines Domestic Violence Others, like in Holland, Serbia, and Switzerland, have set aside funds for battered men shelters, even though they are scare and underfunded compared to battered women shelters in those countries.But in many countries, battered men’s shelters remain without any public funds.At the outset, this is a hypocritical argument because these same critics have used CTS-based studies for decades to cite figures on female victims and they only criticize CTS when it applies to .