An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.
Early Gender Socialization
This brief article explains the term "gender socialization" as a process of learning cultural roles according to one's sex, and provides examples of ways in which these are incorporated through parental and societal expectations from boys and girls.
The public benefits programs that support basic economic security are of critical importance to survivors. Our new report details barriers survivors encounter when accessing public benefits programs, cross-sector collaboration and systems-level advocacy, and possible legislative changes.
Recognizing the positive changes that can occur after trauma can help promote children’s resilience as they grow up. On National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day and beyond, we're uplifting the immense resilience of children exposed to trauma.
Mental health stigma creates a toxic environment of shame, fear and silence that prevents many people from seeking help. The only way the perception of mental illness will change is if we act to change it!
VAWnet Event Calendar
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