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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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  • 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.
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April 2018

Sexual Harassment and the Gender Wage Gap

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Despite being prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, workplace sexual harassment remains pervasive and pernicious. This fact sheet outlines some of the negative consequences that sexual harassment can have on women's careers.
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March 2018

State of Black Women in the U.S. and Key States, 2018: Time for a Power Shift

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Black Women in the United States & Key States, 2018, is the 5th in the series of annual reports produced by the Black Women’s Roundtable meant to assess the challenges, triumphs, and overall contemporary condition of Black women in the nation. The 2018 report takes an in-depth look at the issue of power and where Black women fall within the overarching power-dynamic.
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March 2018

Inked Identity: How Tattoos Play a Role in the Development and Perception of Identity, Self, and the Body for Trans Men

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Although much research has been conducted on the embodied experience of tattoos across cultures and subcultures, there is little research which focuses directly on trans men with tattoos, and how these tattoos help shape their body image, masculinity, and identities. Therefore, the question this research aims to answer is: what role do tattoos play in the development and perception of masculinity, identity, and the self, for transgender men?
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January 2018

Why I'm done trying to be "man enough"

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Justin Baldoni wants to start a dialogue with men about redefining masculinity — to figure out ways to be not just good men but good humans. In this TED Talk, he shares his effort to reconcile who he is with who the world tells him a man should be.
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January 2018

Turning promises into action: Gender equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

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This report from UN Women provides a comprehensive and authoritative assessment of progress, gaps and challenges in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from a gender perspective.
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December 2017

Online Harassment Is a Social Problem That Requires a Social Response

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In this piece, feminist writer Soraya Chemaly examines the ways in which women’s rights and expression are affected by persistent and often violent online harassment related to their gender, class, race, sexuality and more through an intersectional lens. 
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December 2017

Factsheet: Statistics on Gender-Based Violence in Asian and Pacific Islander Communities

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This factsheet provides fully-cited statistics on gender-based violence in Asian and Pacific Islander communities.