• Adult Children Exposed to Domestic Violence
  • Runaway & Homeless Youth Toolkit
  • Prevent Intimate Partner Violence
  • Violence Against Women Resource Library
  • Domestic Violence and Housing Technical Assistance Consortium
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Project
  • National Resource Center on Domestic Violence


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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

Addressing the root causes of violence

In doing this work, we have come to understand sexism and its intersections with racism, classism, and other forms of oppression to be at the root of sustaining and perpetuating violence against women. This section explores the social construction of masculinity and the impact that pro-feminist men can have on challenging these norms and advancing the anti-violence movement.

Men, anti-violence movements, and feminism

Traditional masculinities

hmap.jpgThe Healthy Masculinity Action Project (HMAP) is a two-year action project to spread the message of healthy, non-violent masculinity across the country by developing new male leadership that role models strength without violence. This October 17 – 19 in Washington, DC the Healthy Masculinity Summit will will mark the beginning of the Healthy Masculinity Action Project, bringing together facilitators to lead conversations about healthy masculinity, including how it relates to the prevention of domestic and sexual violence.

The intersections of race, class, and gender