This week the BBC reported there are more than 4,000 people sleeping rough on the streets of England, a 16% rise in the last year. What they didn’t mention is that 88% are men. What lays behind this ‘gender blindness’ to male disadvantage? And how can we find a way forward?
Last week it was reported that more than one in three domestic violence victims are men, despite this policy remains primarily focused on female victims and male perpetrators. Here one man gives his insight into being a counsellor with the Duluth Model perpetrator programme, which casts domestic violence as a product of patriarchy and sees perpetrators as almost exclusively male.