There were some concerns that the Police are "quick to side with women and arrest men" and that many men feel frustrated that they "have to prove they are not the perpetrator".
Many argued that the burden of proof should lie with the perpetrator.
They don't seem to have any understanding about power and control,...."
The Inquiry is convinced, after listening to people's accounts, that those who are unfamiliar with the intricacies of child abuse and domestic violence are in danger of putting women's and children's safety at risk.
The safety of women and children must be paramount in the provision of such services;
We need to listen to, believe (my emphasis) and support children or mothers who disclose abuse and violence in their lives.