Q: Why does this website refer mainly to women?
A: Davina James-Hanman responds
This website has largely referred to victims as women and children and to perpetrators as male. According to the latest figures from the Home Office*, out of an estimated 635,000 incidents of domestic violence in 2001/2 in England and Wales – 81 per cent of the victims were women and 19 per cent were men.
Why does this writer have to make any distinctions at all?
There is no real reason why the writer cannot refer to the victim as ‘he or she’ or even just ‘the victim’, is there?
Why present us with unsolicited ‘statistics’?
In an obvious effort to justify the unnessescary gynocentric bias of the article, Home office figures are offered – however, many men simply do not elect to report abuse, for a variety of reasons.
The BBC is deeply rooted in institutionalised feminism, yet is legally required to be impartial. As you can see , with a little slight of hand , this ‘impartiality’ is easy to achieve whilst still managing to demonise men.
Isn’t it astonishing how easy it is to dissassemble this with a little thought? What kind of ‘progressive’ , ‘egalitarian’ social movement appropriates victimhood?