Domestic violence outline
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that domestic violence is
not experienced by women alone but is also experienced by men.
One of the reasons that men find it hard to be partner violence victims is derived from the
way they are brought up.
The second reason is the stereotypes and beliefs that are held by most people, where they
believe women should be victims, and men should be abusers.
Lastly, most of the services and shelters for partner violence are made for women
Machado, A., Santos, A., Graham-Kevan, N., & Matos, M. (2017). Exploring help-seeking
experiences of male victims of female perpetrators of IPV. Journal of Family Violence,
National Domestic Violence Hotline, (2014). Men can be victims of abuse, too. Retrieved from
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