Featured Resource of the Month
Jackson Katz's "Violence Against Women: It's a Men's Issue."
In this TED Talk, Katz explains why violence against women is a men's issue.
Engaging Men Resources
Below is a list of engaging men resources. This list is not exhaustive.
A CALL TO MEN
National men's organization addressing domestic and sexual violence prevention and the promotion of healthy manhood.
Coaching Boys Into Men
This organization partners with athletic coaches to help young male athletes practice respect towards themselves and others.
Men Can Stop Rape
National organization working to mobilize men to use their strength for creating cultures free from men's violence against women. Campaigns include Where Do You Stand?, Men of Strength Club, Campus Men of Strength, and My Strength is Not for Hurting.
Men Stopping Violence
Works locally, nationally, and internationally to dismantle oppressive belief systems, social structures, and institutional practices.
National Boys and Men of Color Institute
A multi-tiered, national effort focused on working with communities through engaging elders, leading experts, systems leaders and community based agencies that have a vested interest in improving the lives of boys and men of color.
NOMAS (National Organization for Men Against Sexism)
Activist organization of men and women supporting positive changes for men.
The Dad Man
Dads and Daughters (DAD) is the national advocacy nonprofit for fathers and daughters created by Joe Kelly. DAD inspires fathers to actively and deeply engage in the lives of their daughters and galvanizes fathers and others to transform the pervasive cultural messages that devalue girls and women.
VAWNet Special Collection: Engaging Men
This special collection provided by the Violence Against Women National Online Resource Center provides information on the root causes of violence, primary prevention and engaging men practices.
This campaign works to examine the root causes of gender-based violence and create a cultural shift that helps bring us to a future without violence.
XY is a website focused on men, masculinities, and gender politics. XY is a space for the exploration of issues of gender and sexuality, the daily issues of men's and women's lives, and practical discussion of personal and social change.
Below are printable resources that you may hang or distribute in your community.
For more information about resources in Delaware, click the links below.
Safe and Respectful
The Safe & Respectful website, created by Delaware’s Prevention Subcommittee, has pages for Teens, Teachers, and Parents about promoting healthy relationships. The site includes PSAs created for teens by teens, and has sections exploring the areas of Gender, Respect, Media, and Making a Difference. This website accompanies a healthy relationships unit of instruction that is being implemented in some Delaware Schools and adjudicated youth facilities.
Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence (DCADV)
DCADV is the statewide, nonprofit coalition of agencies and individuals working to stop domestic violence in Delaware. We work in partnership with direct service providers, government officials, and business and community partners to promote equality in relationships as we strive to alter the social conditions that allow violence and abuse to occur. We invite you to join us in these efforts.
The term violence prevention is used to discuss ways to stop violence before it happens. Below are resources to learn more about prevention.
CDC Violence Prevention
Violence is a serious public health problem. From infants to the elderly, it affects people in all stages of life. Many more survive violence and suffer physical, mental, and or emotional health problems throughout the rest of their lives. CDC is committed to stopping violence before it begins.
PreventConnect is a national project of the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault with funding from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. The goal of PreventConnect is to advance the primary prevention of sexual assault and relationship violence by building a community of practice among people who are engaged in such efforts. PreventConnect also builds the capacity of local, state, territorial, national and tribal agencies and organizations to develop, implement and evaluate effective prevention initiatives.
Veto Violence offers training, tips and tools designed specifically for prevention practitioners. Use VetoViolence to help launch or enhance your local prevention effort
Recommended TED Talks
Click here for a list of TED Talks that address violence prevention, healthy masculinity, and engaging men efforts.
Click the button below to visit Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence's list of national and regional resources.