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)
Chitra Raghavan discusses the topic of sexual coercion, helping to define sexual violence within intimate relationships. Concepts such as relationship status, negotiations for intimacy, and common features in intimate sexual aggression. These common features include manipulation, use of force, and blackmail.
Dr Elizabeth Miller discusses her work addressing reproductive coercion in intimate relationships. She discusses the scope of the issue, primary prevention of this form of intimate partner violence, and the connections between sexual violence prevention, intimate partner violence prevention, & the reproductive health movement. The recording emphasizes reproductive autonomy as essential to the primary prevention of sexual violence.
New training addresses gender norms and the impact on reproductive health and justice issues. Includes discussion of individual risk and societal vulnerability to HIV due to gender norms and stereotypes.
This online course offers interactive learning features and expert interviews, leading individuals working to end violence through an explanation of leading principles on violence prevention. The course breaks down components of violence including the economic burdens of violence, child maltreatment, intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and youth violence.
National Scientific Council on the Developing Child and the National Forum on Early Childhood Policy and Programs
Produced by the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University, the 7-minute video summarizes findings from the report, “The Foundations of Lifelong Health Are Built in Early Childhood." The report proposes a new framework for improving lifelong physical and mental health promotion and disease prevention by reducing hardships (or stressors) experienced by young children. (CDC)
U.S. Department of Justice National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
This seminar includes presentations by Dr. Jeffrey Edleson, University of Minnesota, Dr. Taryn Lindhorst, University of Washington, and Ms. Sudha Shetty, University of Minnesota. It explores international child abduction cases involving domestic violence. Presenters discuss their experiences in researching these cases and advocating for mothers' rights in court.
Dr. Karen Hughes, Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University
This webinar provides information on preventing violence through the development of safe, stable, and nurturing relationships between children and caregivers. Links to both the video recording and the powerpoint slides for the webinar are available through VIP archives.