Edmund Burke remarked ‘For evil to triumph, it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.’ For nearly thirty years men have done very little to protect themselves from being disenfranchised from their homes and their children.
The most accurate way to define domestic violence is intergenerational, says domestic violence research pioneer, Erin Pizzey, calling for a new model on which to address the problem
The effort to work with violence-prone people is not just the story of an emerging social movement. It is a lesson about violence and what can and should be done about it. Erin Pizzey, the woman who started it all, lays bare what you have always wanted to know about this issue but were afraid to ask.
When it comes to domestic violence, the real perpetrators are adults and the real victims are children.
Until we start to understand this, and act on it in good faith, we will achieve nothing more than further pitting men and women against each other, and leaving more children devastated in the wake of their battles.
Dr. Gordon Finley takes a discerning look at the Violence Against Women Act and concludes is offers little other than a way to destroy families and burn bridges between men and women.
Research proves beyond any reasonable doubt that family violence is a non-gendered issue. Those who don’t wake up to that may someday find they have worsened the problem they were trying to fix.