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Why don't men report domestic violence?

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One in six men will be abused by their female partner.

For The One Show, Dominic Littlewood has been investigating the growing numbers of men who are coming forward as victims of domestic violence at the hands of women.

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In the film, aggression expert Dr Malcolm George told Dom that traditional stereotypes about masculinity and femininity have held men back from reporting when they've been the victims of domestic violence.

Is it time that these stereotypes were challenged? Why don't men report domestic violence? Share your views and experiences.


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