Men Abused by Their Partners

As part of the Live Safe — End Abuse series about relationship abuse (family violence), this fact sheet describes what men can do if abused by their female partners in relationships. The fact sheet explains that abuse can be:

  • physical, emotional, or verbal;
  • psychological;
  • financial; or
  • sexual
The fact sheet also explains:

  • the types of abuse that are against the law,
  • how the police can help, and
  • where to get support services and legal help.
All fact sheets in this series are folded for display in brochure racks. Updated to conform to the new BC Family Law Act (March 18, 2013).

For information about abuse in same-sex relationships, see Safety in Same-Gender Relationships, Safety in Relationships for Trans Folk, or the Safe Choices Program on the Ending Violence Association of BC website.

See Abuse & family violence for a complete list of all the fact sheets in this series.

This publication is in clear language for people who don't know about the law.


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