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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

Issue Brief: Engaging Men and Boys to Reduce and Prevent Gender-Based Violence

General Material

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.