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Monday, June 19, 2006

They Only Hit Until You Cry

A new study at Glasgow University found that 60% of female students interviewed approved of husbands hitting their wives. 35% said they have assaulted their partner, 8% injuring them. 41% of english women in the study have assaulted their partner, with 5% injuring them.
The worldwide study found that out of 6,500 female university students interviewed, 4,800 female students approved of assaulting their partner and 2,000 admitted to pushing, shoving, slapping, throwing objects and twisting their partner's arms or hair.
One of the authors of the study said - The bottom line is that we need make the same 'big deal' about violence by women as we do about men who behave violently.

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4 Comments:

Blogger Simon said...

omg that is messed up

June 19, 2006 2:20 p.m.  
Blogger Outdoors said...

How sad nobody deserves to be hit in a relationship.

June 19, 2006 4:39 p.m.  
Blogger ploughman said...

Women have always hit men, the difference being men hitting harder and women screaming louder!

June 19, 2006 9:10 p.m.  
Anonymous Sam said...

"husbands hitting their wives"

I think you mean:

"wives hitting their husbands"

July 05, 2006 11:18 a.m.  

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