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June 2019

Toolkit for Work with Male Victims of Domestic Abuse

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The purpose of this Toolkit is primarily to support frontline workers in their work with male victims (in heterosexual or same-sex relationships). This work may be delivered from organizations supporting male victims or in any other setting where men might present as domestic abuse victims looking for information, advice and support. 
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April 2019

Is Your Agency Ready to Serve Transgender and Non-Binary Clients?

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This self-assessment tool is useful for agencies that work with sexual assault and domestic violence victims and survivors. This 14-page, self-guided evaluation examines both tangible and intangible features within an organization.
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March 2019

Start from the Ground Up: Increasing Support for Girls of Color

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The Start from the Ground Up: Increasing Support for Girls of Color report and companion toolkit open a window into opportunities for philanthropy to be more equitable and accountable to girls of color and shines a light on how critical the reality of underfunding is for organizations led by and for girls of color.
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January 2019

What Does "Be a Man" Really Mean?

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The current standards and expectations of manhood have an undeniable impact on our relationships and our society. Inspired by the courage and vulnerability of women and survivors in the #metoo movement, speaker Mazin Jamal shares his struggles with manhood, mistakes he's made, and the steps he's taking to learn and grow in this TED Talk. 
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January 2019

APA Issues First-Ever Guidelines for Practice with Men and Boys

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This article contains guidelines to help psychologists specifically work with men and boys. It emphasizes how traditional masculinity is psychologically harmful and that socializing boys to suppress their emotions causes damage that echoes both inwardly and outwardly.
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January 2019

Help-Seeking by Male Victims of Domestic Violence and Abuse (DVA): A Systematic Review and Qualitative Evidence Synthesis

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This review seeks to understand help-seeking by male victims of domestic violence and abuse and their experiences of support services. It aims to address the gap in the review literature focusing on the qualitative research which explores the barriers to formal help-seeking and the experiences of all male victims of DVA with helpseeking services.
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January 2019

Boys won’t be boys. Boys will be what we teach them to be.

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In this TED Talk, speaker Ben Hurst rejects the use of the common phrase that "boys will be boys" as a "get-out-of-jail free" card for boys, men, and toxic masculinities. Instead, he states that boys will be what we teach them to be.
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January 2019

Gender and Security Toolkit: Policing and Gender

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This security toolkit draws together the key lessons of the past decade in promoting gender equality in security and justice. The toolkit shares new and emerging good practices, reflect upon how successes in increasing gender equality have been achieved and move forward thinking about integrating a gender perspective in security and justice sector institutions.
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  • NRCDV Publications
November 2018

What else can men do to prevent domestic and sexual violence?

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Because preventing gender-based violence is everyone’s responsibility, and because men are particularly well positioned to influence masculine norms and men’s behavior,  NRCDV's November 2018 TA Question of the Month, authored by Colleen Yeakle of the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence, asks “What else can men do to prevent domestic and sexual violence?”
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November 2018

Violencia oculta

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Written in Spanish, this paper looks at the impact changes in our society might have on the victimization of men in Argentina.
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September 2018

Feature on the experiences of male victims of domestic abuse

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This feature from BBC Inside Out explores the experiences of male victims of domestic violence.
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June 2018

The Impact of Natural Disasters on Domestic Violence: An Analysis of Reports of Simple Assault in Florida (1999–2007)

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Several studies have demonstrated a positive relationship between exposure to natural disasters or other extreme events and rates of interpersonal violence (IPV), and people experiencing IPV in the post-disaster period may face unique barriers, including loss of access to safe housing and a need to remain with family to qualify for or obtain financial assistance and other types of disaster aid. This report assesses the potential association between exposure to natural disasters and reports of IPV.