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March 6, 2014 is White Ribbon Day

Have you taken the pledge?

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Live a Life of Integrity: Teachings and Lessons from Indigenous Male Role Models

This short film features men from numerous generations and from diverse Nations. They each reflect on history, tradition, culture, family, identity and respect, and share lessons on healthy relationships, living with integrity and the importance of role modelling.

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Men Can Stop Rape: Healthy Masculinity Institute

January 3-5, 2014 Washington, DC Cost: $600

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Violence & Silence: Jackson Katz, Ph.D at TEDxFiDiWomen

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REEL FATHERS

REEL FATHERS inspires and supports men to build loving, committed relationships with their children by using film as a touchstone for reflective dialogue, by teaching key skills, and by elevating the cultural perception of fathers. Visit their website to learn more.

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December 2012: The Central Park Five

Ken Burns’ new documentary “The Central Park Five” details the story of 5 young men of color who were wrongfully convicted of the violent rape of Trisha Meili in 1989. They were released in 2002 after Matias Reyes, a convicted rapist and murder, confessed to the crime. Burns states, “The case was about justice, fairness, […]

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Bystander Action on Preventing Violence Against Women

A VicHealth report about the effectiveness of using bystander intervention to prevent violence against women was recently released. The report found that intimate partner violence is the leading contributor to death, disability and illness in Victorian women aged 15 to 44 years, contributing more to ill health in this age group than other well-known risk […]

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“We Can Stop It”

The “We can stop it” campaign highlights a recent shift in the rape laws in Scotland that broaden the definition of rape and create a range of new offences. With the tagline “We can stop it”, the campaign invites people, and in particular young men between 18 to 27 years old, to consider their own […]

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September 2012: Marcio’s Story

We are going to start off our Monthly Reflection piece with this video about the power of fatherhood in transforming men’s lives. This moving video comes from our colleagues in Brazil and it is about one man’s lifelong goal to be a father. MenCare Brazil Film from Promundo on Vimeo. According to MenCare, 4 out […]

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