Inside Britain’s First Male Refuge

More than 40% of domestic violence victims in the UK are men yet while there are 4,000 refuge places for women in Britain, media reports suggest there are only 20 refuge places for male victims in Britain.

You can read about Britain’s first refuge for male victims of domestic violence here.

This feature follows coverage of the issue of domestic violence against men on BBC radio earlier  this week. You can read about this on our recent post BBC makes a drama out of male domestic violence victim here.

The Men’s Network is committed to tackling all violence against men and boys and you can read about the Keeping Men and Boys Safe strand of our Citywide Strategy here.


Glen Poole is UK co-ordinator for International Men's Day, Director at the consultancy Helping Men and news editor of insideMAN magazine. Follow him on twitter @HelpingMen or find out more about his work at

Posted in World News On Men's Issues

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