Feminist line on home violence rejected

THE National Domestic Violence Intervention Agency (NDVIA) recently called on the Garda Siochána to make domestic violence one of its 10 top priorities.

It highlighted the fact that one in five women will suffer domestic violence while remarking, in passing, that only 5% of males will do so, most likely as a result of self-defence by women. It is the victim’s fault, so who cares?

Yet not one of all independent dual gender studies, nationally or internationally, backs up the NDVIA data, or that of any other feminist group.

Independent research has shown conclusively that women are most likely to be the sole perpetrators of domestic violence, and not men, as we are led to believe by feminist groups.

Given the truth, why is so much of taxpayers’ money being given to these groups to perpetuate a lie. How can an organisation such as NDVIA provide intervention in domestic violence when it lacks real understanding of it.

The issue cannot be tackled successfully until organisations which fully understand domestic violence are set up and fully funded.

AMEN is the only organisation I am aware of that has the will and determination to take this on, but lacks the necessary state funding. It is time to pull the financial plug on these gender bias, lame duck groups not only because it is in breach of the Equality Act, but because they have all gone ‘quackers.’

Alan McGivergan

59 Barnewall Crescent


Co Dublin

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