Updated: 04/09/12 : 08:35:43Printable Version
There has been a 33% increase in the number of people seeking help from the Amen Support Services for men suffering from domestic violence.
Up to 2,835 people contacted the charity between January and June of this year, while more than 4,300 people contacted their helpline last year.
Some 38% of men reported verbal abuse, 24% of clients reported physical abuse and 37.5% reported psychological abuse.
Director of Amen, Eugene Wogan said the amount of men living with domestic violence in Ireland is "staggering".