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La campaña 2014 del Mes de Conciencia sobre la Agresión Sexual (SAAM) se centra en la sexualidad saludable y l@s jóvenes. Este abril, usa tu voz para tener un impacto en nuestro futuro.


Esta campaña brinda herramientas sobre la sexualidad saludable de adolescentes y cómo propiciar la participación activa de jóvenes. Entérate de cómo puedes jugar un rol en promover una base saludable para las relaciones, el desarrollo y la prevención de la violencia sexual. La campaña SAAM 2014 involucra a personas adultas para que apoyen un desarrollo juvenil positivo y alienta a jóvenes a ser activistas a favor del cambio. En inglés.

 

SAAM 2014: Adolescentes saludables

Visión general del desarrollo sexual adolescente

Prácticas óptimas para involucrar a jóvenes como socios y socias en la prevención de la violencia sexual

Estrategias para hacerse aliad@s de jóvenes a fin de prevenir la violencia sexual

Sexualidad saludable y segura: Hablemos de lo que tú quieres y necesitas

Cómo convertirte en agente de cambio social: Guía para activistas jóvenes

 

A guide for youth on activism, healthy sexuality, and sexual violence prevention. In Spanish.

The 2014 National Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) campaign focuses on healthy sexuality and young people. This campaign provides tools on healthy adolescent sexuality and engaging youth. Learn how you can play a role in promoting a healthy foundation for relationships, development, and sexual violence prevention. SAAM 2014 engages adults in supporting positive youth development, and encourages young people to be activists for change. This April, use your voice to impact our future.

Many resources also are available in Spanish.

2014 resources include:

Healthy Adolescent Sexual Development Resources

An overview of healthy adolescent sexual development

Best practices for engaging youth as partners in sexual violence prevention

Strategies for becoming an adult ally

Safe Sex(uality): Talking about what you need and want

Becoming an agent of social change: A guide for youth activists

 

Campaign materials

Event planning guide

Social media toolkit

How to create a campaign

Proclamation

Proclamation for a healthy future

Sample letter to the editor

Tips for partnering with youth-serving organizations

Prevention tips for medical professionals

Understanding sexual violence: Tips for parents and caregivers

 

This report examines the role of workplaces, and men in workplaces in particular, in preventing men’s violence against women. It highlights the need for preventative measures oriented to changing the social and structural conditions at the root of this violence, including through settings such as workplaces.

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 guide uses original stories to help show how people’s overlapping identities affect their experience of street harassment.

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 collection is part of the Engaging Bystanders to Prevent Sexual Violence Information Packet.

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