Memphis Local Statistics: • Memphis Police Department’s Domestic Violence Bureau reported handling 1, 588 cases in December, 2012 • MPD’s DV Bureau reported 23,375 domestic violence cases for 2012 (down from 23,696 in 2011). There were 30 DV related homicides (up from 25 in 2011) National Statistics (National Coalition Against DV):          • One in every four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime • 1 in 12 women and 1 in 45 men have been stalked in their lifetime • Boys who witness domestic violence are twice as likely to abuse their own partners and children when they become adults

 Men Against Domestic Violence

MADV logoSince 2010,, Walking Into A New Life, Inc has been consistent it its efforts to draw attention to the male perspective regarding domestic violence. Our events, such as the Real Men Wear Purple Conference, are designed to encourage male interaction and include discussions and solutions regarding the overall welfare of men as victims, survivors and perpetrators. Our Annual Men’s Brunch has become a signature event, drawing attention to the men in our community who advocate on behalf of domestic violence, offer an outlet for male victims and provide resources for male perpetrators. Visit our MADV blog for a look at our 2013 recipients, statistics, relevant news and information tailored for men. Visit our Blog
Memphis Local Statistics: • Memphis Police Department’s Real Time Crime Center reported 1,762 domestic violence offenses for June, 2013• Memphis Police Department’s Domestic Violence Bureau reported handling 1, 588 cases in December, 2012 • MPD’s DV Bureau reported 23,375 domestic violence cases for 2012 (down from 23,696 in 2011). There were 30 DV related homicides (up from 25 in 2011)National Statistics (domesticviolencestatistics.org): • Every 9 seconds in the US a woman is assaulted or beaten • Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women—more than car accidents, muggings, and rapes combined • Studies suggest that up to 10 million children witness some form of domestic violence annually Since 2010, Walking Into A New Life, Inc has been consistent it its efforts to draw attention to the male perspective regarding domestic violence. Our events, such as the Real Men Wear Purple Conference, are designed to encourage male interaction and include the positive and negative aspects of this issue.Our Annual Men,s Brunch has become a signature event, drawing attention to the men in our community who advocate on behalf of domestic violence, offer an outlet for male victims and provide resources for male perpetrators. Visit our MADV blog for a look at our 2012 recipients, statistics, relevant news and information tailored for men. Visit our Blog
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2013 Theme: From Conversation to Change
More initiatives, innovation and independent and collaborative efforts are in the works. No longer can we, as a community, pretend that this problem of domestic violence does not exist. I call this a privately public problem, and it’s obviously getting worse. I’m asking individuals, businesses and organizations to get involved…. Read More