manwomanmyth – Domestic Violence – Pregnancy and Greater Risk – 35 attacks

An examination of the unsupportable claims made by the charities Women’s Aid and Refuge and by agencies in the US, that pregnant women are at greater risk from domestic violence.

• Violence Against Women Act – VAWA (US)
• The technique of sub-categorising statistics to mislead the public


Looks at the claim reported by BBC News that a woman experiences 35 attacks before contacting the police”.
Covers the misleading use of statistics and highlights the fact that men are up to 9 times less likely to report abuse than women. Also looks at the polices unwillingness to deal with female DV and the negligible media coverage of female violence.

• Male domestic violence victims
• Mens experience of violence from women