Get to Work: How to Work with Men & Boys to Prevent Violence
Whether you’re planning a focused project, considering a broad initiative, or wondering how individual men can influence others, this section will help you get to work on involving men and boys in violence prevention efforts.
Good Practices gives you tips for grounding your work in an understanding of the root causes of gender-based violence and reaching out to men in the most productive ways. Apply a Comprehensive Approach shows you various ways to intervene at each level of the social ecology—individual, relationship, community, and societal. What Men & Boys Can Do describes four different roles for men and boys in preventing violence. Work with Young Men provides facts about young men and violence, an outline of the dominant cultural messages affecting young men, and guidelines for engaging this key age group. And Work Through Schools can help you get past the barriers to school-based work and form effective partnerships with educators.
The practical advice and examples here—along with the extensive collection of training materials and case studies—are drawn from the experiences of organizations and individuals that have already started working with men and boys. We urge you to learn from these pioneers and expand this knowledge base by sharing your own experiences.
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