North Rhine-Westphalia: Two new men's shelters with eight places from January 2022 on
3. January 2022
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.
Current Status of the Implementation of the Istanbul Convention for Men* in Germany
28. September 2021
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.
Advice service for men affected by domestic violence in the Mainz area
20. September 2021
A advise service for male victims of domestic violence has opened its doors in Mainz. It is run by the association Opfer- und Täterhilfe (outh e.V.). The advise service can be reached at Erthalstr. 2, 55118 Mainz, by email at email@example.com [...]
Real men talk - Internet portal for professionals released
10. September 2021
The SKM Bundesverband has launched a page for professionals. It offers boys' and men's counsellors current and extended information, background information and further training. The highlight of the site is an absolutely convincing image film.
Federal Foundation for Equality gets to work
8. July 2021
Federal Coordination Office for the Protection of Male Victims of Violence welcomes the new body as a further step towards gender equality (Source: PR) The Bundesstiftung Gleichstellung [Federal Foundation for Equality] began its work on 7 [...]
Federal Coordination Office for the Protection of Male Victims of Violence in press conference with Federal Minister Dr. Franziska Giffey
14. January 2020
On Tuesday, 14 January, the Federal Minister for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth, Dr. Franziska Giffey, will present the work of the Federal Coordination Office for the Protection of Male Victims of Violence (BFKM) at the [...]