The primary prevention of sexual and intimate partner violence happens on many levels. Resources in this section present information on hot topic areas related to various levels of targeted change within the socio-ecological model for prevention. At each level, there are risk factors that may increase the likelihood of violence. There are also protective factors that may help to reduce the risk. Primary prevention approaches seek to decrease risk and increase protective factors. Resource below provide some ideas for topics to discuss or address in prevention programs. Review these resources for ideas on how you can target prevention efforts when working with boys and men.
Take Back the Tech by the Women's Networking Support Program is a tool that allows users to map violence against women committed online or through technology in an effort to bring this widespread violence into the open. Men and boys can participate in helping to track this form of violence, taking action to intervene in problematic posting and content noticed within online communities.