showed that women and men were equally likely to physically attack an intimate partner. Currently the number of scholarly studies showing the same thing runs to over 280, with those on dating violence showing the same thing. But the funding for the Violence Against Women Act goes almost exclusively to protect women. The Washington-based anti-DV organization Stop Abusive and Violent Environments concludes that less than 1% of federal funding for DV prevention goes to assist male victims. That’s true despite the fact that about 35% of the victims of severe domestic violence are men.
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