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Organizing to End Violence Against Women: Putting Principles Into Practice

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This document presents and discusses basic organizing principles for engaging men in ending violence against women. These principles include have been developed, reviewed and refined over two decades and include keeping women’s voices and experiences central to the work, exploring racial justice, intersectionality of violence, and eliminating patriarchy.
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Gender-Informed Disaster Planning & Response

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This page provides information and resources that demonstrate the gendered nature of disasters and provides recommendations for gender-informed disaster planning and response.
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Reproductive Justice Factsheet

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This factsheet details a description of reproductive justice for women living with HIV/AIDS, the challenges to receiving medical care, and promising practices.
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Social Responses to Gender-Based Violence

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This fact sheet addresses the need for an integrated, community response to the prevention of gender-based violence (GBV) and describes the social response to GBV in several categories including health care, working with perpetrators, media information and awareness campaigns, education and community networks and interventions.
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African-American Women and Abortion

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This essay reviews the activism of African-American women in the abortion rights movement, highlighting the past fifty years.
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Stop Law Enforcement Violence Toolkit

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This toolkit is intended to help integrate gender analysis into conversations about state violence and the prison industrial complex, uncover the impacts of state violence on women of color and trans people of color, and challenge society’s primary reliance on law enforcement agents for protection from domestic, sexual, homophobic, and transphobic violence.
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Human Rights and Women's Reproductive Health

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This web page provides justification for the human right to reproductive health based on international agreements and treaties. It outlines excerpts from these treaties that are relevant to ensure reproductive rights.
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Issue Brief: Engaging Men and Boys to Reduce and Prevent Gender-Based Violence

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The paper begins with a look at the historical efforts in Canada and the development of work with men and boys to end gender-based violence around the world. The paper examines root causes of gender-based violence, including socialization of men, power and patriarchy, masculinities, and gender inequality. Also included are promising strategies, best practices, and effective frameworks for engaging men and boys in the effort to reduce and prevent gender-based violence.
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What Men Can Do & What Young Men Can Do

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These information sheets discuss some practical ways that men and young men (middle school aged) can be involved in stopping violence and changing social norms.
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Good Guys: Partnership & Positive Masculinity

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This curriculum explores issues of power and control, gender, self-esteem, masculinity and relationships, helping boys understand what it means to be a man in Judaism. Available for purchase from Jewish Women International. 
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Early Childhood Development - Your Options - How Do I Know If My Child Is Transgender?

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Addresses the questions: What Is transgender? Can a Child Be Transgender? What Makes a Child Transgender? Why Canít My Child Be ""Normal""? How Should I Respond? How Can I know If Itís a Phase? Where Do I Get Help, Support, and More Information?"