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Abused Men

July 10, 2013 at 10:53 AM

Men who are abused are generally embarrassed to seek help. They 'often wait until knives are pulled before seeking help' according to Detective Sergeant Alan McGlade from the Hamilton police Family Safety Team.

Professor David Fergusson's 30-year-long study beginning in 1977 sampled 1000 people in Christchurch. He found levels of victimisation and perpetration of abuse were similar for both men and women with surveyed men showing higher rates of victimisation. 6.7% of men and 5.5 % of women admitting to minor violence against their partner, and 2.8 % of men and 3.2 % of women admitting more serious violence.

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