Every year as part of Women, Action and the Media’s WAM! It Yourself Week, I provide a free 1-hour introduction to editing Wikipedia as part of the effort to close the gender gap. Over 80% of Wikipedia’s editors are men, and we’re not capturing the full breadth of our collective experiences there by having only one gender contribute most of the content. (WAM)
Resources from this workshop, including videos and presentations, address the use of traditional and new media to communicate evidence-based information for violence prevention and new applications of social media and new communications technologies to prevent violence.
"We Live in a Hip Hop Culture": Tracy Wright & Althea Hart on using hip hop to discuss sexual and domestic violence
Tracy Wright from the North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Althea Hart from the Mississippi Coalition Against Sexual Assault discuss the ways that hip hop songs relate to issues of sexual and intimate partner violence. They describe the work they do to educate others on critical media literacy using popular songs as examples. (41 minutes)
This 1.5 hour webinar provides information on creating comprehensive campaigns about sexual violence that meet the unique needs of your rural community. Presenters offer an overview of key outreach strategies and discuss available resources.
The International Association of Forensic Nurses and the IAFN Foundation in collaboration with Seedworks Films brings you a look into the world of Forensic Nurses. This film is the first part of a series on forensic nursing. Titled "Part 1: A lens into the world of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner," this is only a snapshot of the world of Forensic Nurses. The aspects depicted in this video do not represent all the sub specialties of Forensic Nursing.
This 30 minute online learning tool is adapted from the Applied Research Paper, Marital Rape: New research and directions by Raquel Kennedy Bergen. Participants will learn the definition, risk factors, and effects of marital rape and will be able to identify potential intervention strategies.
Jennifer Grove of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center interviews Kimberly Lonsway, Research Director for the non-profit organization End Violence Against Women International. Lonsway earned her PhD in the department of psychology at the University of Illionis-Urbana Champaign. She is the lead author on the VAWnet Applied Research paper: Rape Prevention and Risk Reduction: Review of the Research Literature for Practitioners.
This webinar recording is part of the World Health Organization's Violence and Injury Prevention and Disability (VIP) State of the Art 2010 series. Presented by Rachel Jewkesof the Sexual Violence Research Initiative, the webinar discusses prevention of sexual and intimate partner violence and the health impacts as human rights issues. View the PowerPoint slides for this presenation.