According to researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy in Gothenburg*, men as likely as women to suffer spousal abuse.*https://archive.is/l6MOT 16 Feb 2014 01:52:55 UTC
So what picture do they use to illustrate this?
That's right. They couldn't find a stock photo where a man is a victim. The idea is so much against the dominant narrative that even as they say it, they can't find one image to illustrate their point.
I'm not surprised. I tried myself. Almost all of the images were comical.
"8 to 11 percent of men reported being victims of physical violence at the hands of their spouse in the past year. The corresponding figure for women was 8 percent...
"Both men and women use the kind of violence that can harm the other person... The respondents mentioned behaviour ranging from punching, kicking and pushing to strangleholds and threats at gunpoint.
The study also revealed, however, that between 8 and 11 percent of male victims reported that they had also been perpetrators of violence and Krantz added that the results should be interpreted "with caution".
"We do not know in detail what led women to use violence in aggression," she explained."
Even now, she's making excuses for the women. The men ... must have deserved it.
As this commentator put it:
Baroness Corston, how do you explain this? Still want to close all the women's prisons?
1) Domestic violence is most commonly reciprocal
2) If You're Not Straight, You're at Higher Risk for Domestic Violence - most help-centers and laws focus exclusively on straight female victims