A review by Donald G. Dutton and colleagues reveals that females are as abusive as males in intimate relationships according to survey and epidemiological studies. Predictors of intimate violence with women appear to be similar to those of men; including antisocial criminal records, alcohol abuse, and personality disorders.
Sargon of Akkad interviews Erin Pizzey about her life and work
Erin Pizzey publishes another seminal work on domestic violence. It is available free till the end of July.
Erin Pizzey penned this short piece in 2006. It is no less relevant today than it was then.
THERE is too little acknowledgement of the importance of male disempowerment in debates surrounding domestic violence, and discussions about family violence are stuck in the mindset of 1970s radical feminism. Dr. Tanveer Ahmed calls for a more inclusive approach in discussions on this important topic.
There is an apocryphal story I read that tells of a doting mother who has a son that cuts out her heart in an attempt to get away from her. He throws her heart down on the ground and when, stricken with guilt, he stands over her severed head she looks up at him and […]