Men Can Be Abused, Too
Data from the National Crime Victimization Study between 2003 and 2012 show that men account for about 24 percent of domestic violence survivors. Domestic violence against men is real and takes just as many forms as domestic violence against women—physical, sexual, reproductive, financial, emotional and psychological.
Here are 10 more facts to know about domestic violence against men:
About 1 in 7 men ages 18 and older have experienced severe physical violence by an intimate partner.
Almost half (48.8 percent) of all men have dealt with some sort of psychological aggression by an intimate partner. This number is equal to women at 48.4 percent.
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