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November 2013

Research, Reports and Studies Compilation

This document compiles notable research, reports and studies addressing: the prevalence of domestic and sexual violence and stalking; the costs and economic impact of these forms of violence; the workplace impact of these forms of violence; perpetrators’ impact on the workplace; workplace violence and workplace violence risk assessment/response.
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  • General Material
September 2013

Engaging Bystanders to Prevent Sexual Violence Information Packet

This information packet provides a series of documents on bystander intervention, including current research, resources, and examples of bystander programs.
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June 2013

State Law Guide: Workplace Restraining Orders

This guide covers state laws and legislative proposals affecting an employer's ability to seek restraining orders for employees in situations involving domestic violence.
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  • General Material
February 2013

Guidance for Agency-Specific Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Policies

This guidance provides agencies with direction to enable them to fulfill the goals identified in the Presidential Memorandum on “Establishing Policies for Addressing Domestic Violence in the Federal Workforce,” which was issued on April 18, 2012
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2013

DO YOU: Building Youth Resilience through Creative Expression

This uncurriculum and facilitator’s guide was developed to promote resilience among teens and counteract negative factors that lead violence victimization/perpetration, sexual harassment, and gender based bullying.
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  • General Material
October 2012

With Impunity: Men & Gender Violence

Author(s): Michael Paymar, Laura Goodman
The documentary With Impunity: Men & Gender Violence, examines realities and options for ending violence against women. The beliefs about manhood that allow men to exploit and use violence against women are ingrained in our culture. Impunity engages the thinking of leading historians, sociologists and practitioners to examine our past, cultural realities and options for ending gender-based violence.
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  • General Material
November 2011

Theories that shape our work

This page presents the various theories guiding the work of Men Can Stop Rape, including explanations for Bystander Intervention, Socio-Ecological Model for Prevention, Social and Emotional Learning Theory, and Dominant Stories and Counter-stories of Masculinity.
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  • General Material
September 2011

We Can Do Better: Power and Control and Accountability Wheels for Male Aspiring Allies

Author(s): Ben Atherton-Zeman
These wheels, based on the Duluth Abuse Intervention Project (DAIP) model, provide a framework for explaining men’s abuse of power and control in work to address gendered violence. The author offers a model for accountable men’s work within anti-violence movements.
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  • General Material
June 2011

2011 College Dating Violence and Abuse Poll

This survey with 508 college students including 330 women and 178 men reveals that a significant number of college women (43%) are victims of dating violence.
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June 2011

A Different World is Possible: Promising practices to prevent violence against women and girls

Author(s): Marêa Baos Smith, María Baños Smith
This UK report sets out 15 innovative case studies of "promising" prevention programs including workshops with boys in schools, drama groups, enabling girls at risk of gang violence to access decision makers, and training "bystanders" to intervene to challenge the attitudes of their peers.
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  • General Material
June 2011

A Different World is Possible: A call for long-term and targeted action to prevent violence against women and girls

Author(s): Somali Cerise
This report from the UK calls for long-term and targeted action to prevent violence against women and girls. In particular, it asks schools and other educational institutions to play their part.
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  • General Material
April 2011

Look Beneath the Surface

This informational video on human trafficking and how to identify and assist victims is part of the Rescue & Restore Victims of Human Trafficking public awareness campaign.