Domestic violence: Men or Women? – you be the judge

first_imgFrom the NZ Crime and Safety Survey 2009 published by the Ministry of Justice last December, and which the NZ Herald quoted from…Table B11: Factors associated with the risk of confrontational crime by current partners in 2008 So that’s 40% male victims, 60% female victimsTable B12: Factors associated with the risk of confrontational crime by family members / ex-partners in 2008 For ex-partner and family members violence So that’s 48% male victims, 52% female victimsBut let’s look at marital status – which is the safest family structure to be in?For partner violence Perhaps the focus should be on family structure, rather than gender!I rest my case.last_img

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