As an evidence and facts based group the Mens Human Rights Ireland organisation is interested in existing surveys and gender related research from neutral non biased sources. We have a collection of national and international studies linked below and we will be conducting our own research to better establish the realities on the ground in Ireland.


Nearly Half of Young Men Say They've Had 'Unwanted' Sex

New study says it's possible for women to rape men: 18% of surveyed guys say women used physical force to make them have sex against their will

Limbo Men - Ireland's disempowered dads

Limbo men is a collection of articles dedicated to the problem of fatherhood for the many men whose relationships with their children are under threat from the Irish legal and sociological system. The term 'Limbo men' describes fathers who are in 'limbo' trying to fight for access to their kids. These men describe themselves as being torn away from their lives, and continue to fight.

The crisis of masculinity and the feminization of victimisation as a pathway to addiction

This paper seeks to examine the issue of addiction within the context of male victims of domestic violence. At the outset, this work is based on the ideology of the 1996 First Report of the Ministerial Task Force on Measures to Reduce the Demand for Drugs or it’s more common title the Rabbitte Report. This report highlighted the issue that addiction can not be illustrated adequately in individual terms but should be judged in the context of wider structural factors, including educational disadvantage, poverty, and social exclusion (Butler 2007).

The Silent Crisis

One of the authors contacted the Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Unit for information. To say the least, the reception she received left a lot to be desired; the garda who answered reacted with laughter, the author was then put on hold, before being eventually cut off.

MRHI Talks Reproductive Rights for Men

Once again back with the mighty Niall Boylan on Classic Hits 4FM, we're talking with the public about mens reproductive rights.

Man Suffers Horrific Burns in Domestic Violence Assault

Ken Gregory, 65, from Peterborough, was left with first and second degree burns to 14 percent of his body, after his now ex-wife Teresa Gilbertson, 60, threw a jug of scalding hot water over the back of his head.

Submission to Cosc

MHRI has prepared and submitted a document to Cosc for their consideration as part of the National Strategy on Domestic, Sexual, and Gender-based Violence.

Domestic Violence Against Irish Men

One of the last great taboo subjects in Irish society today is domestic violence against men. Here's an unsparing look at the realities all too many men face.

Lies in the Family Courts

One man tells the story of his treatment by the divorce courts and how close he came to ending it all. Sadly his experience is far from unique.

Objectification In Irish society

We cover recent events surrounding the Sun newspaper, why it seems to matter so much to some people, and whether or not feminists should be telling women how to dress.

MHRI on Classic Hits 4FM

We had a great chat with Niall Boylan there on Classic Hits 4FM about reproductive rights for men in Ireland today - if women can decide not to be mothers, surely men should be able to decide not to be fathers?

Six out of seven suicides were men

In Galway over the course of one week, seven people committed sucide. Six of those were men.

Not All Domestic Violence is Physical

After the recent decision to allow reporters into the family courts, a clearer picture of the kinds of domestic violence men are suffering in Ireland today is beginning to emerge, something that many feel is intrinsically linked to high male suicide rates.

An Interview with an Irish Man

This is an interview with an Irish man who suffered domestic abuse, violence, and stabbings at the hands of his wife.

Nobody believed him.

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