This report discusses a gender transformative approach to involving boys and men in preventing violence against women. It includes primary reasons for engaging men and boys, research on positive messaging, and examples of initiatives that can be used to increase involvement.
The 2013 Fall & Winter edition of The Resource includes articles on sexual violence in the military, complete with an interview with Air Force Maj. Gen. Sharon K. G. Dunbar; a youth board from Detroit and what it does to connect with peers; how the profeminist men’s movement was started and what it stands for; Ohio’s push to investigate formerly untested sexual assault kits; and how ancestral teachings are used to form prevention plans in indigenous communities. See what teenagers said when asked, “What are you doing to make your world a safer place?” View the features of the recently released Hollaback! app – then, if you wish, download it free of charge. Learn about how the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence reacted to headline news cases in its backyard, and see what the New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault has done to incorporate prevention evaluation in its work.
This discussion paper explores the use of evidence-based prevention programs and issues with research-translation in these programs. The goal is to create effective community-based programs that can be expanded to use within other communities.
This curriculum addresses the way multidisciplinary audiences write and talk about sexual violence. It provides training on how word choice can make perpetrators seem invisible or minimize the harm caused to the victims.
This online resource collection offers advocates and preventionists information and resources on bystander intervention. It includes resources to use with community members, as well as information and research on the effectiveness of bystander intervention.
This paper discusses joint approaches in intimate partner violence and sexual violenceprimary prevention. Advocates can learn about strategies for advancing both issues, working with funders and state coalitions, and how to support those implementing dual issue strategies.
This resource list provides advocates and preventonists important resources to use when working in their communities and with community partners to develop, implement and sustain bystander intervention programs. There are publications, websites, mobile apps, Spanish-language resources and training tools listed.
This annotated bibliography is for advocates and preventionists, and can help inform their work in preventing sexual violence. This document features research articles, books, and presentation materials on bystander intervention theory and programs in various settings.
This document is intended to help community members learn more about bystander intervention and how they can be engaged bystanders. It provides community members with tips on how to intervene to prevent sexual violence, examples of bystander intervention, and a list of resources.
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