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