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The Other Side of Partner Violence: A Counter-Balancing Review of International Studies and New Zealand Reports on Intimate Partner Family Violence

Filed under: General — Ministry of Men's Affairs @ 8:46 pm Tue 25th November 2014

Here’s our report The Other Side of Partner Violence: A Counter-Balancing Review of International Studies and New Zealand Reports on Intimate Partner Family Violence, Jackson C, Laven H, Roberts V (November 2014)

Download report: The other side of partner violence


  1. A good effort from those who put this report together. We all must hope it will have a constructive impact, and help shift the debate on domestic violence from its current ideological and political base to one based on the facts and a genuine desire to fix the problems. If that were to happen it would be a great day for women, men, children and the family.

    We must now await the response of the ‘establishment’ (most of whom are on the government payroll) to this report. They will probably ignore this report, and continue to treat the other biased reports from the ‘establishment’ as the authoritative sources.

    Comment by Bruce Tichbon — Thu 27th November 2014 @ 1:34 pm

  2. this video done by yongsters says it perfecdtly..

    Comment by kiranjiharr — Thu 27th November 2014 @ 6:56 pm

  3. this video done by yongsters says it perfecdtly..


    Comment by kiranjiharr — Thu 27th November 2014 @ 6:56 pm

  4. Here’s a good example of feminist role-modelling for our up and coming young women. This female judge on the hugely popular US ‘X-Factor’ show speaks lightly about trying to burn down her partner’s flat and about her policy of making life a living hell for anyone who crosses her. This stuff is typical of female violence that feminists and the domestic violence industry pretend doesn’t exist or isn’t important.

    Comment by Man X Norton — Mon 1st December 2014 @ 8:55 am

  5. Thank you for all that info and report, its clear that there is a major travesty of justice and point blank porky pies being told. There has to be more we can all do to get this out to the public who are completely brainwashed by the media, its a sad day when the entire NZ family court system can be so poked full of holes you don’t know where to start.

    Comment by NZ men Fed up with the NZ family court — Thu 4th December 2014 @ 8:53 am

  6. If the issues are clear to fathers who have been on the receiving end of prejudice and slimy malpractice in familycaught$, then the remaining issue is how to communicate the familycaught$ problems and dysfunction to men who are yet-to-be-divorced?

    And in a way that they can protect themselves and their children?

    Renee Smit, an older father has written in STUFF:

    ‘Active dads’ could tackle child poverty

    I suggest that he is right, but for this to happen, the familycaught$ paramount interest in other people’$ money, will have to be brought under control. To say nothing of their lack of competence at child protection, or protecting anybody but themselve$.

    Easy to say and not so easy to do?

    The familycaught only hurts people who take it seriously.

    Comment by MurrayBacon — Thu 4th December 2014 @ 2:58 pm

  7. National Geographic seeks male victim/survivor of domestic violence for prime-time documentary Australia

    National Geographic seeks male victim/survivor of domestic violence for prime-time documentary

    Sarah Isaac is currently researching the topic of men as victims of domestic violence at National Geographic and is looking for a younger male victim/survivor who is happy to talk on camera. The reason behind this being that they want to highlight that this is a global and not domestic story.

    The show that she is researching on behalf of, Taboo, is National Geographic’s most successful show. Taboo is a long-running prime-time documentary series on the National Geographic Channel. The series presents an in-depth analysis of human behaviours and customs from around the world. As the title suggests, the focus is on practices that some countries or cultures might consider strange. But often things that are considered taboo are not well understood. In each episode, personal stories are presented alongside analysis from leading academics and experts in the relevant field.

    Part of the reason for this success is their observational documentary style of shooting. In recent years female violence against men has become more public affair, it would seem that there a quite few contributing factors, but above all, there seems to be very little support by way of shelter for men that are in this situation.

    Violence against men seems to be a largely untold story and is something that they are really interested in featuring.

    If you are able to assist Sarah, please contact her via her details below.

    Sarah Isaac / researcher
    Beyond Productions
    109 Reserve Rd, Artarmon NSW 2064

    E: [email protected]
    L: +61 (0)2 9437 2000
    M: 040 6897171
    F: +61 (0)2 9437 2090

    Comment by MurrayBacon — Thu 4th December 2014 @ 3:26 pm

  8. In Auckland, about 15 years ago, a somewhat alcohol dis-inhibited lady slapped her husband across the ear. She happened to make a fairly good air seal and the resulting over-pressure burst her husband’s eardrum. This did draw blood, well only a small amount. However, in cases of burst eardrum, there is about a 10% failure to heal properly, that is deafness in one ear results. (I am not accusing the lady of doing this deliberately. She just didn’t know what the consequences of her actions were. Just like the police. Just like familycaught$)

    If it were to occur, is deafness serious? Well it leaves the victim vulnerable to anything that might cause hearing loss in the one remaining ear, resulting in total deafness. So, it is easy to ignore the potential seriousness of this situation.

    So, the boys in blue remove the father from the household and leave the baby behind, with ……….the drunken mother or father? You work it out!

    Anyway, after a bit of caught$ action, the woman gets to own the baby and the man is left behind…….

    NZ as a country, is a very, very slow learner. How can we be so stupid, for so long?

    I have been told that there have been improvements in familycaught$?

    As far as I can see, they hide their greed slightly better, their child protection skills are just as non-existent as they were 30 years ago. And at the end of the day, I cannot see that anything useful has changed in familycaught$?

    Dog, I hope I can be proved wrong?
    NZers just don’t love their children enough, to protect them from familycaught$.

    Comment by MurrayBacon — Thu 4th December 2014 @ 4:01 pm

  9. Murray (#9) – If successive New Zealand governments cared sufficiently about the future of New Zealand then the family court would not exist.

    Comment by Bruce S — Thu 4th December 2014 @ 8:37 pm

  10. Modern western governments are no longer democracies; they are a tyranny (deliberately singular)against men.

    Comment by Downunder — Fri 5th December 2014 @ 6:27 am

  11. Women’s violence uncurbed, due to police blind eye?

    Teenage girl accused of plot to lure boy to his death in London

    Seventeen-year-old charged with murder of Jeremie Malenge, stabbed after being allegedly attacked by gang in Hackney.

    The Independent Police Complaints Commission is investigating the Metropolitan police’s prior contact with the victim.

    Judge Timothy Pontius remanded the girl in custody until a plea and case management hearing at the Old Bailey on 1 April.
    This is part of the reason that proportionality in sentencing (and in policing too) is so important.

    When the “justice” system loses sight of professional practice, it achieves nothing more than being an abuser itself!

    MurrayBacon – axe murderer.

    Comment by MurrayBacon — Tue 20th January 2015 @ 6:46 pm

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