Resources on Preventing Sexual Violence

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A Call to Men.The mission of this organization is to galvanize a national movement of men committed to ending all forms of violence against women. Through seminars, workshops and other educational vehicles, A CALL TO MEN challenges men to reconsider their long held beliefs about women, in an effort to create a more just society.

The Centre for Public Health: Violence Prevention. The Centre for Public Health at Liverpool John Moores University works with the World Health Organization to support and develop violence prevention in the UK and internationally. The Centre conducts original research, and seeks to promote and facilitate a public health approach to violence prevention. 

Lessons from Literature. Lessons from Literature is an innovative program that enlists English teachers to facilitate discussion and build awareness about physical, verbal and sexual abuse. Prompted by a growing public interest in and demand for programs that seek to prevent abuse, Lessons from Literature helps address this problem among youth in the classroom and beyond.

Men Can Stop Rape.  Website provides information to mobilize male youth to prevent men’s violence against women. 

Men Speak Up. A resource for men who serve as positive and responsible role-models to demonstrate authentic and respectful manhood. Their goal is to empower men to advocate for gender equality.

Moving Upstream.  Newsletter for the primary prevention of sexual violence published by the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance.

The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR). PCAR is an organization working at the state and national levels to prevent sexual violence. Incepted in 1975, PCAR continues to use its voice to challenge public attitudes, raise public awareness, and effect critical changes in public policy, protocols, and responses to sexual violence.

Prevention Connection: The Violence Against Women Prevention Partnership. The goal of Prevention Connection is to advance the primary prevention of violence against women by facilitating information sharing among people who are engaged in such efforts. To achieve this goal, Prevention Connection uses web conferences, a moderated email list hosted by Yahoo! Groups, and other forms of online media (such as podcasts and flash presentations).

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