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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.

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January 2012

Creating Accessible, Culturally Relevant, Domestic Violence and Trauma Informed Agencies: A Self Reflection Tool

This tool uses questions and discussion prompts to guide agencies through a self-reflective process, beginning with imagining how accessible, culturally relevant, and trauma-informed (ACDVTI) work might be carried out in their organization, and then thinking through the first steps and additional resources that will be needed for creating change.
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January 2012

Toward Healthy and Whole: Rethinking Gender and Transformation for Bois of Color

This document describes the Brown Boi Project approach to gender transformation. Gender transformative learning builds an environment where mental health resources are de-stigmatized, new models for masculinity emerge, and boys of color are able to develop an empowering sense of self.
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  • Training Tools
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January 2012

Creating Trauma-Informed Services Tipsheet Series

These tipsheets provide practical advice on creating trauma-informed services at domestic violence programs and working with survivors who are experiencing trauma symptoms and/or mental health conditions.
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January 2012

Handbook for National Action Plans on Violence Against Women

This handbook outlines the international and regional legal and policy framework which mandates States to adopt and implement National Action Plans to address VAW, including a model framework for adoption.
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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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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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August 2011

Youth Activist Prevention Toolkit

This toolkit provides ideas for youth activists across the state to educate others about teen dating violence and to take action in their communities and schools. Contents include: You Can Make a Difference Knowledge Is Power Gain Support Spread The Word Hold A Club Meeting Club Activities Contact Your Local Domestic Violence Center
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  • NRCDV Publications
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August 2011

Utilizing Social Media to Engage the Community

Author(s): Nakia D. Hansen
This session focuses on effective use of social media to engage your constituents and get your message of anti-violence out to the community.
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January 2011

Advocacy Beyond Leaving: Helping Battered Women in Contact with Current or Former Partners, A Guide for Domestic Violence Advocates

Author(s): Jill Davies
Using the familiar and concrete framework of woman-defined advocacy, the Guide explains advocates’ important role in safety planning when victims are in contact with current or former partners.
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January 2011

Primary Prevention

This page discusses the primary prevention approach used by the organization Men Can Stop Rape. It discusses their efforts to challenge dominant masculinity and create lasting change.
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January 2011

DELTA and DELTA PREP: Building Capacity for Primary Prevention of IPV

This 2-pager describes the CDC funded DELTA and DELTA PREP projects that support state/territory domestic violence coalitions as they 1) build organizational readiness; 2) enhance their state and community-level abilities to prevent IPV; and 3) build evidence for effective primary prevention practices, programs, and policies.
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January 2011

What Does It Feel Like When Change Finally Comes: Male Supremacy, Accountability and Transformative Justice

Author(s): Gaurav Jashnani, RJ Maccani, Alan Greig
This paper discusses the process of acknowledging, addressing, and taking next steps to challenge male-supremacy and dominant culture patriarchy in activist spaces.