Thursday, 20 November 2014

More than 2,000 men suffer domestic abuse, says Amen

More than 2,000 men suffer domestic abuse, says Amen

"Almost 8,000 incidents of domestic abuse were reported from more than 2,000 men last year, the support service for male sufferers of domestic violence Amen, has said. According to Amen’s 2013 report, the number of domestic attacks on men is roughly the same as 2012.  
But the charity said it is seeing a large increase in the number of men coming for face-to-face counselling.
The number of face-to-face meetings with men complaining of abuse has risen by about 64 per cent on 2011, says Amen service manager Niamh Farrell..."
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