News

We are pleased to share links to relevant news and articles that we come across on the internet, which you might find to be of interest.

These will generally fall into each of our broad areas of focus:

Health & Wellbeing, Family & Relationships, Legal issues and General Social Issues.

We welcome your contribution on any relevant news and articles that we can add here.

in the news

Social Issues | 6 December 2020 | The Edinburgh Reporter
Celebrating Men and Boys March is coming to Edinburgh in 2021

Social Issues | 14 October 2020 | Evening Telegraph (Dundee)
Ewan Gurr: Survivor calls for separate strategy for male victims of sexual assault

Health & Wellbeing | 12 October 2020 | The Independent
Why are so many gym-going, young men suffering from ‘muscle dysmorphia’?

Health & Wellbeing | 01 September 2020 | The Guardian |
Male suicide rate hits two-decade high in England and Wales

Family & Relationship issues | 20 August 2020 | Brookings |
The power of dads in childhood developments – during a pandemic and beyond

Health & Wellbeing | 29 August 2020 | The Atlantic |
The Profound Heroism of Chadwick Boseman

Health & Wellbeing | 04 August 2020 | BBC
‘Why I run with a car tyre on my back’

Health & Wellbeing | 29 July 2020 | The Guardian |
Ed Sheeran reminds us that eating disorders affect men, too

Social Issues | 25 July 2020 | Express & Star |
Men can be victims: Sam Billingham’s Opinion piece on male victims of domestic abuse and ending gender stereotyping

Health & Wellbeing | 4 July 2020 | Sky News |
Father calls for more postnatal depression support for men after having breakdown

Family & Relationship issues | 25 June 2020 | PR Newswire |
Good Egg Safety releases report following one-year study into Parental Alienation, revealing disturbing trends

Health & Wellbeing | 22 June 2020 | BBC Three |
Young black men on how the killing of George Floyd has impacted their mental health and on reliving the trauma of racial brutality

Social Issues | 10 June 2020 | The Telegraph |
Only 6 of the 800 UK-based partners at Magic Circle law firms are black – highlighting gross racial inequality at elite law firms

Social Issues | 5 June 2020 | Donside Piper and Herald |
Black people are twice as likely to die in police custody in the UK – according to statistics

Health & Wellbeing | 2 June 2020 | The Guardian |
Prostate Cancer ‘now most commonly diagnosed cancer in UK’ – increased awareness of the disease has led to more men being diagnosed

Health & Wellbeing | 23 May 2020 | The Independent |
Phillip Schofield says ‘talking saved me’ in message about male suicide

Health & Wellbeing | 14 May 2020 | The Sunday Times |
Working-age men in Scotland face higher death risk from coronavirus

Legal Issues | 20 April 2020 | Law Society Gazette Ireland |
‘Parental Alienation’ term recorded in an Irish court for the first time

Social Issues | 29 February 2020 | The Spectator |
Why did no one believe Johnny Depp?

Social Issues | 24 February 2020 | Thrive Global |
Let’s Discuss the Double Standards Surrounding Domestic Abuse

Legal Issues | 24 February 2020 | BBC News |
Simon Warr: former BBC broadcaster and teacher says false abuse claims are worse than dying of cancer
Simon Warr’s open letter to the then Director of Public Prosecutions in England

Health & Wellbeing | 15 February 2020 | BBC News |
Depression and grief tackled at new Bedfordshire men’s group

Family & Relationship issues | 28 January 2020 | YouTube TEDx Talks |
Mr Andrew Pain shares his story: domestic abuse, false allegations and certain systematic disadvantages experienced by men

Social Issues | 22 January 2020 | Huffington Post |
Why Can’t Short Men Catch A Break?

Health & Wellbeing | 17 December 2019 | BBC News |
Rhod Gilbert fronts male infertility campaign HIMfertility

Health & Wellbeing | 26 September 2019 | Independent |
What are the symptoms of prostate cancer and how common is it?

Legal Issues | 13 September 2019 | The National (Scotland) |
Call to make false allegations a hate crime in Scotland

Health & Wellbeing | 25 August 2019 | BBC News |
Bereaved families ‘walk and talk’ about suicide in Lanarkshire

Health & Wellbeing | 24 August 2019 | BBC News |
Ayrshire man goes from heart patient to Ironman in 16 months

Social Issues | 26 July 2019 | BBC News |
Is society’s ‘man up’ message fuelling a suicide crisis among men?

Health & Wellbeing | 26 June 2019 | BBC News |
‘Devastating’ increase in Scotland’s suicide rate

Social Issues | 05 June 2019 | Huffington Post |
Love Island 2019: Is The Reality Show Affecting Male Body Image?

Social Issues | 4 April 2019 | University of Cumbria |
Academic Paper on Men’s experience of domestic abuse in Scotland: An Update

Legal Issues | 28 February 2019 | Wigan Today |
Allegations “destroyed his life”

Family & Relationship issues | 19 February 2019 | BBC News |
Alex Skeel: abused by my girlfriend
watch the BBC iPlayer documentary

Social Issues | 17 January 2019 | University of Cumbria | Academic Paper
“No one would ever believe me”: an exploration of the impact of intimate partner violence victimization on men

Legal Issues | 17 November 2018 | BBC News |
Sexual assault cases: Guilty until proven innocent?

Family & Relationship issues | 23 August 2018 | BBC News |
Lawyer husband victim of domestic abuse let down by authorities before his murder

Family & Relationship issues | 16 September 2018 | BBC News |
Male Domestic Abuse: Not enough support for victims

Family & Relationship issues | 3 September 2018 | Scottish Legal News |
Tom Wood: Male victims of domestic abuse subject to blatant inequality

Family & Relationship issues | 15 July 2018 | The Sunday Post |
Silent no more: Male victims of domestic abuse speak out

Legal Issues | 22 May 2018 | Scottish Legal News |
Preventing child abduction on Scottish Government’s legislative agenda following our CEO’s campaign

Legal Issues | 19 March 2018 | Metro News |
Man took his own life after false allegation left him in “living hell”

Legal Issues | 11 February 2018 | The Herald |
Campaigners against international child abduction to meet Scottish Government over ‘loophold’ in law, and some stories of anguish from parents who lost their children

Legal Issues | 15 December 2017 | BBC News |
Student felt “pure fear” and left feeling betrayed by false allegations and the criminal justice system
victim describes what it is like being falsely accused
prosecuting barrister Jerry Hayes highlights it could have been a potentially “massive miscarriage of justice”
analysis and commentary on the case and its wider implications by Matthew Scott, Barrister

Legal Issues | 24 October 2017 | Scottish Legal News |
Call for end to ‘kidnapper’s charter’ and Scottish loophole in cases of international parental child abduction
also reported by the Express as frontpage news

Social Issues | 20 January 2017 | BBC News |
Indian Activist Filmmaker: The woman who fights for men’s rights

Legal Issues | 11 March 2016 | Family Law Week |
Judgement published on a ‘very troubling case’ involving a series of serious false allegations made against a father – children suffered significantly and judge criticises the conduct of various professionals and agencies involved in the case
AS v TH (False Allegations of Abuse) [2016] EWHC 532 Fam

Case summary by Esther Lieu, Barrister, 3PB

Social Issues | June 2013 | University of Dundee and AMIS |
Academic Paper on Men’s experience of domestic abuse in Scotland

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