|Film Details||07 - The Duluth Model - 16m 30s|
|Age Rating||15 (strong footage/language, possibly including violence and sexual imagery)|
|Synopsis||The Duluth model is a commonly used reference tool used by various agencies, including government, which asserts that men are violent and aggressive towards women and dominate women in society. This model is applied to all men regardless of upbringing or circumstances. This film examines this model to see if the idea that only men are violent and that women are perpetual victims holds water.
• Women’s violence to children
• How men are raised and conditioned, and the values they are taught
• DV and powerlessness
• The flaws in the common understanding of the causes of DV
|Interviewees||Stephen Fitzgerald, National Organiser of the Mankind Initiative Men’s Charity.
Angry Harry, Psychologist and Men’s Rights activist, angryharry.com.
Simon, Psychologist and Writer.
Erin Pizzey, Author and Domestic Violence expert. Opened the world’s first domestic violence shelter in London and is a patron of the Mankind Initiative Men’s Charity. Author of the book “Prone to Violence”.
[identity protected] Fireman, London Fire Brigade. This man's identity has been disguised in order to protect him from sanction by his employer for speaking the truth about Fire Brigade policy with respect to equal opportunities.
Andrew, IT Engineer and footballer.
Michele Elliot, Director of Kidscape, a children’s charity, and author of the book “Female Sexual Abuse of Children”.
Gavyn, Royal Marine Commando.
Allan, Father and youth worker.
All interviews recorded in 2004
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