Male Victims of Domestic Abuse
The National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
Several studies show that Men are assaulted by their girlfriends or wives as often as women are assaulted by their boyfriend of husband:
In 42% to 45% of cases of abuse the wife hit first whereas in 44% to 53% of the cases, the husband hit first (1)
167,000 men were the victims of assault by an intimate partner in 1994 (2)
12.4% of husbands surveyed reported some type of physical assault. In addition, 4.8% reported severe violence (3)
Violence is a problem that can affect anyone, regardless of gender.
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