The Country’s First Shelter For Male Domestic Violence Survivors Sheds Light On Dangerous Misconceptions About Abuse

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By Bustle on 06/28/2017

"...The Taylor House Domestic Violence Shelter for Men opened in Batesville, Arkansas earlier this year, becoming what is believed to be the country’s first and only registered shelter specifically for male victims of domestic abuse. Family Violence Prevention is the Batesville-area nonprofit organization responsible for opening the shelter. “Many people do not realize that domestic violence also affects men,” said Patty Duncan, Family Violence Prevention’s executive director, in an interview with Arkansas Online. In addition to the shelter, the organization also runs a 24/7 hotline men can call if they are experiencing domestic abuse. ..."

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