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14. February 2024

We are looking for people who have the courage to tell us their story

Our current campaign "Live without violence, man" has already encouraged many people to seek help. This campaign will be expanded this year to include more faces. Faces of victim survivors and faces of those active in the domestic violence support system. Do you have the courage to tell us your story?

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2. June 2023

The police crime statistics: male* victims of domestic – loud and clear

The figures of the PKS for 2022, which have now been published, form the basis of a separate evaluation by the BFKM. It becomes clear that the extended depth of representation of domestic violence (including intimate partner and family violence and violence in the social environment) considerably broadens the visibility of the groups of people affected. Especially men* who report to men* counselling services are more realistically affected by violence.

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5. May 2023

Berlin Senate pledges to change services for men* affected by domestic violence in the capital city

Short report by the organisers of the symposium "From Shame to Help" at Refugio Berlin. The results and promises make us sit up and take notice as far as the early establishment of effective men's* violence protection facilities in the state of Berlin is concerned.

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6. April 2022

expert recommendations for practical work with men* affected by violence

Together with colleagues from violence protection and counselling practice, the BFKM has compiled a collection of work aids and checklists for practical work with men* affected by violence. They are already being used as individual documents in some of the facilities in our network. We would like to share these tools with the professional community because of their practical usefulness and thus make it easier for new services to start working with men* affected by violence. We are therefore making them available for download in various formats to all existing and developing men's protection centres as well as interested actors.

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3. January 2022

North Rhine-Westphalia: Two new men's shelters with eight places from January 2022 on

In North Rhine-Westphalia, four additional places have been available in a further shelter apartment for men affected by domestic violence since January 1, 2022. In addition, the commissioning of another men's shelter apartment with another four places is planned for mid-January in Warendorf. On the occasion of the opening, we asked the minister three questions on the topic of protecting men from violence.

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28. September 2021

Current Status of the Implementation of the Istanbul Convention for Men* in Germany

The Federal Coordination Office for the Protection of Male Victims of Violence published its paper "Protection of male victims of violence and implementation of the Istanbul Convention in Germany Current status". For the first time, the perspective of male victims of domestic violence in Germany is placed in the context of the Istanbul Convention.

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