Violent women and male victims – Deborah Powney

UK researcher Deborah Powney recently conducting the world’s largest survey of male victims and their experiences of partner abuse. The survey shatters some of the myths promoted by the feminist narrative, namely that men aren’t victims of abuse, men don’t sustain dangerous physical abuse, men don’t suffer the long-term psychological effects of abuse and men aren’t afraid of their partners.


Deborah Powney & Nicola Graham-Kevan (2019): ‘Male Victims of Intimate Partner Violence: A Challenge to the Gendered Paradigm’, in The Palgrave Handbook of Male Psychology and Mental Health (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019)