Description: As we develop a deeper and more complex understanding of the underlying root causes of violence against women and children, we have been challenged to examine our current approaches to engaging with men and boys.
Understanding male socialization and the history of childhood exposure to violence and trauma is critical to our ability to develop prevention and intervention responses that are humanistic & compassionate and don’t minimize responsibility.
Teens who have experienced dating violence are at much higher risk for a variety of serious problems.
NO MORE, a public awareness campaign supported by every major domestic violence and sexual assault organization in the U. Move to End Violence, a 10-year program of the No Vo Foundation, which is designed to strengthen our collective capacity to end violence against women and girls in the United States.Futures Without Violence (Formerly the Family Violence Prevention Fund): The Futures Without Violence works to prevent violence within the home, and in the community, to help those whose lives are devastated by violence because everyone has the right to live free of violence.Twenty-one percent of high school girls have been physically or sexually assaulted by someone they dated -- a figure twice as high as previously estimated, a new study shows.uses television, radio, mobile video vans, press, leadership training and the internet to spread the word about how to put an end to violence in the home.Be sure to check out the media campaign (rings true in any language) CONNECT NYC: Founded in 1993, CONNECT is a leading, non-profit training, educational and advocacyorganization dedicated to the prevention and elimination of interpersonal violence in New York City.