Here is something to discuss at break out groups or the tea breaks at the National party conference this weekend…on top of the useless efforts of Nathan Guy with the snapper issue.
There is one positive from the global financial crisis that continues to engulf Europe and the increase in male unemployment – a significant drop in domestic violence toward females:
The results showed that the 3.7 percentage point increase in male unemployment during the time caused a decline in the incidence of domestic abuse by 12 percent. Meanwhile, the 3 percentage point increase in female unemployment increased domestic violence by 10 percent. The correlation held for all kinds of abuse, but it was stronger for physical violence. Read more »