In the Media

One in five victims of stalking are men targeted by women

PUBLISHED March 29, 2005

Growing numbers of men have become targets of stalkers as new figures reveal that 900,000 British people are being harassed or receiving unwanted attention each year.

According to the first ever global study into the extent of the crime, men are now the targets of stalkers in one out of every five cases, with former girlfriends and, in some cases, obsessive strangers preying on them.