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Just like the case with male victims of human trafficking, the male victims of domestic abuse have been suffering silently. Johnny Depp’s victory against his ex-wife, Amber Heard, stuck a knife at the heart of the #MeToo movement. Now it’s seen that men could be abused by their female partners. How many men didn’t have the same support or public outcry that Johnny Depp had? How many men had hashtags trending for them? Men have been underrepresented in domestic violence discussions for too long.
Reason #1: Fear
Reason #2: Lack of resources
Reason #3: Don’t see themselves as victims
What can be done?