Busting the Domestic Abuse Myths #6: Two women are killed but no mention of the male figure

One per year, is one too many.

The main concern on the use of two women being killed by their male partner every week statistic, is not so much that the annual figure is generally lower than this (77), but the fact that when it is produced in the media, by the government and by others, the male equivalent figure is never used (15). The figures from the British Crime Survey are here BCS 2012 13 (pub Feb 14) homicides and relationship

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