Two important documentaries of Erin Pizzey work from the 1970s:
The emotional terrorist in the family
By Erin Pizzey Those of us working in the field of domestic violence are confronted daily by the difficult task of working with women in problematical families. In my work with family violence, I have come to recognize that there are women involved in emotionally and/or physically violent relationships who express and enact disturbance beyond […]
Erin Pizzey in Conversation with Professor Murray Straus
Originally aired on 4th January 2014, this is a ground breaking dialogue between Erin Pizzey and Professor Murray Straus. Sadly, Professor Straus passed away on May 13, 2016. He was a pioneering researcher on the subjects of sexual violence, intimate partner violence, and child abuse. Straus is possibly the most influential researcher on this […]
Rape – Part 1
Hot on the heels of #MeToo, we have Liam Allan and Isaac Itiary. Questions are now being asked about the conduct of rape trials, and in particular the role played by the police and the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).
CAFCASS: Learning from Serious Case Reviews
Introduction Every so often yours truly suffers from an attack of optimism. Do not be alarmed. Thus far it has never lasted long. Whilst we continue to flounder in the usual ocean of falsity, some odd things have been happening recently. My last post advertised the Ministry of Justice’s ‘fessing up to the greater likelihood […]
Studies Show Lesbians Much More Likely to Beat, Sexually Abuse Their Wives Than Heterosexual Men
Study shows that lesbian couples are more violent than heterosexual men.