Stop Violence Against Men Day – which occurs on the first day of every month – is a day in which people are reminded that violence against men is just as wrong as is violence against anyone else.
After all, men are human beings too!
Furthermore, violence against men is, and has been, a huge problem right across the planet – for many thousands of years, spreading misery among millions of people.
Indeed, wars throughout the whole of history have, essentially, been wars against men.
True, most of the perpetrators are men, but any intelligent person knows full well that any victims of violence are victims of violence; regardless of who is the perpetrator.
And yet people nowadays seem to think that if, for example, men are violently assaulted by other men, then the assaulted men just do not count as victims.
These male victims are simply swept under the carpet, psychologically speaking, and they are cunningly disappeared from view.
Indeed, the official domestic violence statistics also sweep them under the carpet by specifically excluding male victims of domestic violence if the perpetrators are men.
***Just to illustrate Angry Harry’s point, a recent fuss involving government heads of state has resulted in Facebook banning videos showing people having their heads sawn off by Mexican drug cartels and Islamic terrorists. After hundreds of videos of men being beheaded and/or skinned alive, what did it take for governments finally to speak out? You guessed it :
The woman in question was probably a drug cartel member who had already beheaded many men. In fact, there are videos online of female mexican gangsters beheading men – no protests from David Cameron then.
Another question is who is responsible for the culture of male on male violence :