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2017-04-27

Lack of knowledge of violence against men

We know far too little about men who are exposed to violence in close relationships, says Claes Ekenstam, senior lecturer in History of ideas.

There is not much research on violence against men in close relationships since the majority of the exposed is women, although Claes Ekenstam is careful to point out that women should not be neglected.

 ”It’s about human decency. Whether it is children, women, or men who are exposed to violence in close relationships, they should all be offered the help they need”, he says.

On request of Barne, ungdoms- og familiedirektoratet, which is a subdivision...