Duncan Craig
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Breaking the silence on male rape

13 February 2014 Last updated at 10:15 GMT

Rape is a crime that affects thousands of people, and for many victims one of the hardest things can be getting the help they need to move on with their lives.

It can be particularly hard for male survivors, as there are only five special support centres in the UK for men. There are 145 for women and girls.

Now the government has allocated £500,000 to a special fund to help support male rape survivors.

Duncan Craig was himself raped and now runs a support group. He told BBC Breakfast that many men were silenced and felt that they could talk about what had happened to them.