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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

Husband Abuse: An Overview of Research and Perspectives

General Material

Contents include:

  • Defining Husband Abuse
  • Evidence for Husband Abuse
  • Criticisms of the Community Survey Studies Related to Husband Abuse
  • The Debate about Husband Abuse
  • The Effects and Nature of Husband Abuse
  • A Comparison with Battered Women
  • Perceptions of Husband Abuse by Canadian Family Violence Practitioners
  • What Can Abused Men Do? Reporting and Seeking Assistance
  • Where to Go for Help
  • Policy Implications
  • Suggested Readings: In support of the serious and widespread nature of husband abuse
  • Suggested Readings: Questioning the serious and widespread nature of husband abuse