Every year, a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) 2010 report states, more men than women victims of intimate partner physical violence, psychological aggression. Over 40% of victims of severe physical violence are men. Another CDC report fouind that more males than females are subject to dating physical violence. An earlier CDC/NIJ study found that 1,510,455 women and 834,732 men are victims of physical violence by an intimate. This is according to a Nov. 1998 Department of Justice/Centers for Disease Prevention and Control report on the National Violence Against Women Survey. What does that mean? Every 37.8 seconds, somewhere in America a man is battered. Every 20.9 seconds, somewhere in America a woman is battered.
Here are some of the latest research findings related to battered men and violent women.
CDC 2010 National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey|
More men than women victims of intimate partner physical violence, psychological aggression. Over 40% of victims of severe physical violence are men.
CDC 2009 Youth Risk Behavior Survey
Teen dating violence:
More males than females victims of physical violence
Violence Against Women SurveyFull Rpt.
National Violence Against Women survey (National Institute of Justice/Centers for Disease Control) estimates 1.5 million women and 835,000 men battered each year.
The risks men face
National Violence Against Women survey (National Institute of Justice/Centers for Disease Control) shows that assaults by women are dangerous. Assaulted men more likely than women to be knifed, hit with an object. A re-look at NVAW survey data. Bert H. Hoff
Violence Against Women SurveyLegal system response
For men: 13% reported, 1.6% arrests, no convictions, no jail time, 3.5% restraining orders.
Statistics Canada report
44% of DV victims are men. In current relationships men as more likely to be victims of domestic violence.
British Home Office report
Men as likely to be victims of domestic violence as women, according to a major British Home Office research study.
Exploding Myths about ER data
Data from NIJ, CDC refute myths that DV is leading cause of injury to women or causes more injuries than rape, auto accidents, and muggings combined. More than twice as many women
visit ERs due to being injured by an animal than by a male partner.
Controversy over DV by Women
Leading researcher Dr. Murray A. Straus critiques the recent National Violence Against Women Survey, offers insights into the "politics" of domestic violence and whether the controversy will ever end.
Why Women Batter
Dr. Martin Fiebert and Denise Gonzalez. It's about power and control more than reaction to abuse--same as for men. "He wasn't sensitive to my needs." "I wanted my partner's attention." "He wasn't listening."
College men nearly as likely to be victims of unwanted sexual coercion
So says a new study at the University of Washington. Here's the press release about it.
Men's Reactions to Female Sexual Coercion
One of the long-standing myths about sexual coercion is that a woman cannot make a man have sex with her.
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