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Through bystander education workshops, a social media campaign and policy advocacy, the Beat the Punch campaign works to reduce risk factors and strengthen protective factors associated with IPV perpetration among male college students.
Authors: Domestic Violence Task Force of San Luis Obispo County
This kit contains guidance and tools to help your organization strengthen its ability to facilitate and lead efforts for primary prevention of intimate partner violence. The information is based upon the activities and experiences of the DELTA PREP (Preparing and Raising Expectations for Prevention) project, which has supported the work of 19 state domestic violence coalitions to build their organizational capacity for primary prevention of IPV.
This online toolkit was developed for non-profit victim service agencies and advocates working to provide safe and effective services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
Authors: NEDV's Safety Net Project, The Confidentiality Institute, and the U.S. DOJ Office of Violence Against Women
We know that abusers often impose many rules on their partners, and that a primary harm of domestic violence is being robbed of one’s autonomy. We want to create environments where survivors can reclaim their autonomy, and feel secure without excessive rules and punitive systems that echo the abuser’s rules. This advocacy toolkit offers explores how to do this.
Authors: Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence
A toolkit for engaging young men as allies in the fight against gender-based violence, this resource includes tools, fact sheet and discussion tips. Resources on exploring gender roles and socialization, activism work, a documentary film and discussion guides are included.
Authors: Rogers Park Young Women’s Action Team and Mariame Kaba
This toolkit includes resources on trauma-informed care, organizational assessment, and organizational change management. Resources guide the user through considerations for leadership and culture, trauma-informed care structure, policies and processes, employee skills and tools and resources.
The goal of the toolkit is to increase the capacity of among faith leaders and communities to engage in work which shifts the norms, attitudes and beliefs of individuals, peer groups, families and communities to increase support of healthy relationships and to improve the response to domestic violence within their congregations.
Authors: North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence
The Existe Ayuda Toolkit provides a variety of resources and information to help service providers in working with Spanish-speaking populations. This project aims to increase cultural competence and accessibility of services for Latin@s impacted by sexual violence.
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