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Violence perpetrated by and against men and boys is a major public health problem. Although individual men's use of violence differs, engagement of all men and boys in action to prevent violence against women and girls is essential. We discuss why this engagement approach is theoretically important and how prevention interventions have developed from(More)
Around the world, there are growing efforts to involve boys and men in the prevention of violence against women: as participants in education programs, as targets of social marketing campaigns, as policy makers and gatekeepers, and as activists and advocates. Efforts to prevent violence against girls and women now increasingly take as given that they must(More)
The White Ribbon Foundation of Australia works to prevent violence against women. The Foundation has established and sustains the White Ribbon Campaign in Australia to engage men and boys to actively oppose violence against women and to promote a culture of non-violence and respect. The White Ribbon Foundation is committed to the development and(More)
A recent research project claimed to find that men and women are equally likely to be the perpetrators of domestic violence [Headey, Scott and de Vaus, 1999]. Studies such as these have been taken up by anti-feminist men to claim that 'husband battering' is widespread. In the article below, Michael outlines a critique of such claims. Men in fathers' rights(More)
This paper provides a critical assessment of efforts to involve men in the prevention of men's violence against women. Although there is a substantial evidence base attesting to the effectiveness of at least some strategies and interventions, this field is also limited in important ways. Violence prevention efforts often have focused on changing men's(More)
The White Ribbon Campaign is the world's largest effort of men and boys working to end violence against women and girls. Originating in Canada in 1991, as a response to the December 6th Montréal Massacre that took the lives of 14 women, the White Ribbon is the symbol of a man's pledge to never commit, condone, or remain silent about violence against women.(More)
La Trobe University in Melbourne. Dr Flood conducts research on men and masculinities, sexualities (especially male sexuality and heterosexuality), violence, sexual and reproductive health, fatherhood, and boys and youth cultures. He is a co-editor of the International Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities. Dr Flood also is a pro-feminist educator, speaker,(More)
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