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7. Is “addressing the hearts of abusive men” the best way of reducing violence against women, Chris Moles?

Chris Moles believes that “the most effective means of reducing violence against women is addressing the hearts of men”. And for Chris, that means addressing the hearts of abusive men. But what if addressing the hearts of abusive men is NOT the most effective means of reducing violence against women?  What if working to change the …

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How society can prevent domestic abuse (Don Hennessy series part 11)

Don Hennessy says: We need to find a way to challenge the tolerance of male sexual entitlement which is endemic in our society. This goal is the only one not supported by the skilled offender. (208*)   The issue that limits most of us is that the reality of intimate partner abuse is beyond our belief. …

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Abusive Endings: Separation and Divorce Violence against Women, by Walter DeKeseredy

We have not read this book but we know it would be good because Walter DeKeseredy is a highly respected social scientist in the field of domestic abuse. Here is the blurb: Abusive Endings offers a thorough analysis of the social-science literature on one of the most significant threats to the health and well-being of women …

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Male Privilege is the underlying driver of domestic abuse. — Ken Lay, former Police Commissioner

This address by Ken Lay is inspiring, compassionate and compelling. Please watch and share. The address was given this year on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women at Monash University, Melbourne. The text of Ken’s address can be found at http://malechampionsofchange.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Monash-speech-Ken-Lay-November-25-20151.pdf One stand-out for me was when Ken said: Here’s something I’ve noticed. Claims of …

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Catherine C Kroeger speaking on domestic abuse in 2010

We were recently given permission to upload a talk given by Catherine Clark Kroeger at the Bringing Hope Conference, UK, 2010, onto Youtube.  The talk is about one hour in length and a summary of what Kroeger discusses is below. In addition to the link provided in this post, there is also a link in the Audio  & Video …

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Losing friendships because of the stress of abuse

Jeff and I received this email from one of our readers, Jesus’ Beloved, and she’s kindly agreed to let us feature it in a post. Here is what she wrote us: I was wondering if anyone has ever had the unfortunate circumstance come up where they lost a friendship because the heaviness of their abuse …

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