Archive for January, 2012:

Save the Date for the 2012 Healthy Masculinity Summit

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Beanpot rivals team up to end violence against women

January 24, 2012 Coaches, players and athletic directors for Boston’s Beanpot schools joined forces with community leaders on Monday at the State House to make a public declaration of their commitment to end violence against women.

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Nobody Ever Earned It

Fathers have a uniquely powerful role in ending violence against women. Join the House Of Ruth Maryland on this provocative journey through domestic abuse from the Father’s perspective. Produced in conjunction with the House Of Ruth Maryland 2012.

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New study reveals that men with negative attitudes towards women are more likely to use violence

Dhaka, Bangladesh – Dhaka, Bangladesh – A new study has found that men who have negative attitudes towards women are more likely to use violence, affecting not only the women for whom they have violated but also the children in their lives, families and the community at large.

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January 2012: New study reveals that men with negative attitudes towards women are more likely to use violence

Gender based violence against women is a global phenomenon. This lends itself to the opportunity to create a global learning community and exchange of information for communities interested in preventing violence. This month’s article unveils a new study that was recently conducted in Bangladesh. Follow this link to read the full article. The study seeks […]

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Penn State: The mother of all teachable moments for the bystander approach

By Jackson Katz, Ph.D. The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) presents this three-part series on bystander intervention as a continuation of our support of and focus on this approach to sexual violence prevention. Join the NSVRC throughout December for a conversation with Jackson Katz, Ph.D., as he shares lessons from the PSU sexual abuse […]

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Violent Video Games Alter Brain Function in Young Men

ScienceDaily (Nov. 30, 2011) — Sustained changes in the region of the brain associated with cognitive function and emotional control were found in young adult men after one week of playing violent video games, according to study results presented by Indiana University School of Medicine researchers at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of […]

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The Politics of Accountability

Accountability has become a watchword in the movement to end domestic violence. It is almost impossible to be involved in any work related to ending domestic violence without hearing the word accountability bandied about. But while some might glaze over at its mention, to battered women, their advocates and allies, it is an essential tenet […]

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