Involving Men in Efforts to End Violence Against Women

@article{Flood2011InvolvingMI,
  title={Involving Men in Efforts to End Violence Against Women},
  author={M. Flood},
  journal={Men and Masculinities},
  year={2011},
  volume={14},
  pages={358 - 377}
}
  • M. Flood
  • Published 2011
  • Political Science
  • Men and Masculinities
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 engage men. While there are dangers in doing so, there also is a powerful feminist rationale for such work. This article provides a review of… Expand
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