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Domestic Violence: Education & Awareness

This area includes strategies for raising awareness and increasing community engagement to end domestic violence. Specific campaigns and initiatives are identified, in addition to outreach strategies and materials for training individuals to identify, prevent, and respond to domestic violence in various settings. Several kits and tools are provided.

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November 2013
This media guide includes considerations and guidance for anyone setting out to interview survivors. The tips are organized into stages of preparation for the interview, during the interview, after the interview and special attention is given to ensuring the safety and security of interviewees.
Authors: WITNESS
July 2013
This guide addresses privacy on Facebook, as well as safety tips and options for when someone is misusing the site to harass, monitor, threaten, or stalk. It refers back to Facebook’s Help Center in several places for more detailed information on settings and features.
Authors: National Network to End Domestic Violence
This youth-led initiative seeks to build community engagement to end the cycles of violence against LGBTQ young people. Projects and efforts include leadership development initiatives, critical media education, and action research activities.
Authors: Colorado Anti-Violence Program
Fall 2012
This article describes a case that occurred in King County, Washington. “After multiple missed opportunities for intervention, a community finally responds - and an offender is held accountable.”
Authors: Page Ulrey and Bonnie Brandl
This fact sheet lists ten practical things that men can do to help end violence against women.
Authors: White Ribbon Campaign
This guidebook presents tools, stories, and lessons learned in mobilizing men to challenge sexism, rape culture, and violence in institutional settings.
Authors: Alan Greig with Jerker Edström
This card provides safety planning information and help women recognize how their relationship impacts their health and the health of their children.
Authors: Futures Without Violence
This guidebook provides an overview of the challenges faced in conducting outreach to underserved teen victims of crime and highlights examples of the various projects and resources developed and implemented in local communities in the Underserved Teen Victims Initiative.
Authors: by National Crime Prevention Council and the National Center for Victims of Crime
The results of this study create a better understanding of the independent variables associated with various attitudes towards domestic and sexual violence, informing the development of messaging and education around these issues in Vermont.
Authors: Richard L. Clark and Rebecca Casey, Castleton Polling Institute
December 2011
This toolkit contains creative ideas and examples that CDC’s partners, grantees, and other groups can use leading up to and following the release of NISVS data.
Authors: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention