KLFM News

She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not

Delicious Submit this page to reddit
Word_Cloud_Daisy(100x100)

6:38pm 13th February 2013


Men in West Norfolk and Wisbech are under pressure on Valentines day to get it right today with flowers and chocolate - but some may be feeling stressed about it for the wrong reasons.

1 in 6 men are thought to suffer domestic violence and Cambridgeshire Police are launching a new campaign to get them to come forward.

It's thought abuse against male partners is massively under reported because they feel too embarressed or ashamed to ask for help.

Detective Inspector Alan Page spoke to KLFM about the issue and said people assume that because men are bigger it may not be a problem.

"You can cut someone with a knife, hit them with a saucepan, there are a variety of ways women can hurt men despite the size difference. I have dealt with men who will just take it, because they know that if they were to fight back, because they are so much bigger than the female, they could really hurt them."

A poster campaign will run in men's toilets and changing rooms. Police will also use Facebook to reach out to men online.

There is lots of help available if you are suffering domestic abuse.

You can get help here:

ManKind initiative - 01823 334244 www.mankind.org.uk
Men's Advice Line - 0808 801 0327 www.mensadviceline.org.uk
Everyman Project - 0207 263 8884 www.everymanproject.co.uk
National Domestic Violence Hotline - 0808 2000 247 www.nationaldomesticviolencehotline.org
Ashiana Project:  0208 539 0427. Advice and support and safe housing for South Asian, Turkish and Iranian women fleeing domestic abuse or forced marriage.

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
lidl heacham

Officials back plans for new store in Heacham

Planning officials are backing plans for a new Lidl supermarket in West Norfolk.

john hayes

Home office back new crime partnership for West Norfolk

The new idea is to help small businesses in West Norfolk fight against cyber fraud.

Most read
kitten-227009_1280

Cat shot dead in Grimston

Amanda Fletcher is warning other owners as she believes this isn't a one off.

Newer article

Woman who died on A47 at Dereham Named

KL.FM NEWS: Family pay tribute to well known dog lover.

Top articles

King's Lynn prepares for heat spikes

KL.FM NEWS: Temperatures are expected to hit 24 degrees this weekend

Junior Doctors Talks Move A Step Closer

SKY NEWS: Talks to resolve the junior doctors dispute have taken a step closer after the Government agreed to pause work on the controversial new contracts.

Colombian Rescued After Two Months Adrift

WORLD NEWS: A Colombian mariner has been rescued after surviving for two months stranded in the Pacific in a 23ft boat, the US Coast Guard has said.

Man City Wait On Kompany Scan

SPORT: Manchester City face an anxious wait on Thursday, with Vincent Kompany set for a scan on his injured groin.

Madonna: Risque Met Gala Outfit Was 'Political'

SHOWBIZ: Madonna has defended the racy outfit she wore to the glamorous Met Gala on Monday, calling it a "political statement".

Fundraiser for little girl suffering 40 seizures a day

CHARITY NEWS: A Lego fun day and fundraiser event is being held on Saturday 16th April from 10am - 4pm at the Wisbech Children's Centre.

KL.FM on FacebookKL.FM on TwitterKL.FM on InstagramKL.FM AppsContact KL.FM
 
 
Copyright KL.FM
KL.FM cannot be held responsible for the content of external links.

UKRD Logo

Close

We Use Cookies

This website uses cookies to store information on your computer.

By using this website you accept the use of cookies as explained in the terms of our cookie policy.