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Family Violence Affects Men Too

Original Air Date: Monday, February 04, 2013

Family violence is a constant problem, but the discussion is often limited to female victims.  Many men also deal with violence and abuse, but perhaps lack access to the same resources.  Does our approach to this issue need to change?  Are solutions to family violence gender-specific?

We talk to Dustin Tkachuk, from Legal Aid Alberta and Earl Silverman, from the Family of Men Support Society.

Information about both these organizations can be found here:

http://www.legalaid.ab.ca/help/EmergencySituations/Pages/EPOP.aspx

http://www.familyofmen.com/




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