‘Mum wouldn’t mind’: When adult children abuse their parents

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By Irish Times on 04/24/2107

"...As general manager of the HSE’s national safeguarding authority, Tim Hanly has come across shocking cases of elder abuse. His department has dealt with a woman in her 80s who was being intimidated by her grandson and others to hand over her pension to pay for drugs. They have seen pensions stolen from older people by their adult children. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/mum-wouldn-t-mind-when-adult-children-abuse-their-parents-1.3051846

Strong & Silent: Breaking the Stigma of Abuse Because Black Men Are Victims Too

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By Ebony on 03/27/2017

"...We are all aware of how horribly victims of rape and sexual abuse get treated by society. Imagine what it must be like for an abused man. Having no one to tell or talk to because you KNOW that you will be ridiculed. A man will most likely be asked how he ALLOWED the abuse to happen, instead of simply being helped. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.ebony.com/wellness-empowerment/black-men-intimate-partner-violence#ixzz4ecm73rNU 

Out to help male victims of domestic violence

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By The Hindu on 04/16/2017

"...Ameen, who claims himself a victim of domestic violence, is on a mission to cover 29 States and three Union Territories. His solo expedition ‘Shareeff Hindustani’ aims at encouraging men to share their dark experiences. “There is a widespread impression that men are the aggressors and women the victims. However, it need not always be so,” says Ameen who revisited the port city on Saturday. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/andhra-pradesh/out-to-help-male-victims-of-domestic-violence/article18070900.ece

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