He called a hotline for a battered womens program and asked about services for men, explaining that he was experiencing violence at the hands of a female.
The hotline worker said, “You should be in jail.” The officer restated that he needed help because his wife was violent. In a recent article in the San Diego Metro Weekly domestic violence was mentioned in the context of the California Supreme Court ruling in favor of gay marriage, regarding gay divorce.
Straus also interviewed women in shelters had sought refuge.
This concealment of relevant information, as Murray Straus noted, "promotes some annoying questions about scientific ethics to light".
) Countries and showed that violence almost everywhere emanates more by women than by men. In the overall result, the distribution looks like the right can be seen.