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December 2010

Tony Porter: A Call to Men

Author(s): Tony Porter
In this video, Tony Porter presents the idea of the man-box. This notion of the construction of masculinity limits men, promotes the devaluation of women, and creates a harmful notion of manhood.
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  • General Material
September 2010

Reproductive Justice: A Communications Overview

The objective of this report includes understanding the values that underlie the American public’s views on issues relating to reproductive justice as a predicate to developing a communications framework for the reproductive justice movement, and identifying those segments of the public who appear to be most receptive to reproductive justice messaging and policies.
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June 2010

Experiments in Transformative Justice: The Challenging Male Supremacy Project in New York City

Author(s): RJ Maccani, Gaurav Jashnani, Alan Greig
This post discusses the process of acknowledging, addressing, and taking next steps to challenge male-supremacy and dominant culture patriarchy in activist spaces.
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  • General Material
June 2010

Experiments in Transformative Justice: The Challenging Male Supremacy Project in New York City

This post discusses the process of acknowledging, addressing, and taking next steps to challenge male-supremacy and dominant culture patriarchy in activist spaces.
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January 2010

Race, Gender, and Abortion: How Reproductive Justice Advocates Won in Georgia

This report is a brief summary of the policy victory in Georgia and some subsequent activities since the legislative session.
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September 2009

Is Feminism Men’s Work, too?

Author(s): Mandy Van Deven
This article discusses the importance of developing and fostering a pro-feminist generation of boys and men. This work is critical in disrupting misogyny and sexism.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
September 2009

The Effectiveness of Sexual Assault Services in Multi-Service Agencies

Author(s): Debra Patterson, Sally Laskey
This Applied Research paper examines whether organizational affiliation and structure affect the quantity and quality of sexual assault services. The paper offers recommendations for future research evaluating the effectiveness of rape crisis centers.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
August 2009

Domestic Violence Awareness: Action for Social Change - Part II: Organizing and Communications

This second installment of the Action for Social Change manual intends to generate critical thinking and enhance dialogue regarding community organizing and partnerships, communications and engaging the media.
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April 2009

Prevention: Ending Violence Through Social Change

his issue of "The Basics" offers and overview of the basic principles and theories of violence against women prevention, highlighting successful prevention activities and model programs, policies, and social marketing efforts.
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February 2009

Doubling the Damage: World Bank Climate Investment Funds Undermine Climate and Gender Justice

Author(s): Anna Rooke
This report discusses environmental and gender justice in regards to the World Bank Climate Investment Funds' projects that aim at producing green jobs and gender equality; concluding that these efforts fall short and have the potential of increased harm to the planet and impoverished women.
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December 2008

Hairdressers Take a Stand Against Domestic Violence

This podcast spotlights New York hairdressers who are partnering to fight domestic violence by learning the warning signs and extending help to clients who may be suffering in silence by participating in the Beauty Salon Awareness Project.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
November 2008

Mobilizing Communities to Prevent Domestic Violence

Author(s): Melanie Shepard, Deborah Zelli
Mobilizing communities to prevent domestic violence involves engaging communities in supporting, developing, and implementing prevention strategies that target change in individuals, as well as in the community and society. Potential strategies include educating the community, building support among key stakeholders for prevention efforts, developing programs that strengthen social networks, organizing community groups to challenge social norms that contribute to the use of violence, and advocating for community accountability.