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I see many articles on your page about the VAWA. Why do you consider violence against women to be more serious than violence against men? The majority of violent crime victims are men.

Per your note to FEMINIST.COM - violence against men is equally important to violence against women. We focus on women since this is a website primarily by/for/about women. Also, I think that you need to look carefully at what you are saying, "the majority of violent crime victims are men"-- while that may be true--the reality is that women are the more likely to be abused by someone they know; domestic violence is the leading killer of women between the ages of 18 and 40; and because crime statistics are as gender biased as the rest of the world, those crimes that are more likely to impact women are often mislabled "domestic" or "battery" or "rape" and not as "violent." Additionally, regardless of who the "victims" are--men are the majority of the abusers. Perhaps that's where you should focus your energy.
Amy

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