The most dangerous place in Australia for a woman to be is at home with her partner on a Saturday night.
The most dangerous place for a man to be is out in public in the company of other men.
Men are seven times more likely to be assaulted by another man than by a woman. They are also five times as likely to be assaulted by a male stranger than by an intimate partner.
Women are almost twice as likely to be assaulted by an intimate partner or family member than by a stranger.
To forestall the inevitable whataboutery dance performed by men of the internet in response to any article about violence against women and children, let’s have a look at what’s happening to men.
Men’s violence against themselves and each other is far greater than the violence they commit against women and children.