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The end of sexual violence and domestic abuse? A resource list of organizations working toward this

Nasra:

Great question.

Originally posted on TED Blog:

Violence against women is a men's issue—and it will take guys redefining manhood for it to change. Photo: ©Thinkstock

Violence against women is a men’s issue—and it will take guys redefining manhood for it to change. Photo: ©Thinkstock

Why is it that, when we talk about sexual violence and domestic abuse, we talk about the women involved and erase the men from the conversation?[ted_talkteaser id=1753]In his TED talk, violence-prevention educator Jackson Katz explains why sentences like “Mary is a battered woman” are far more common than ones like “John beat Mary.” The takeaway of Katz’s talk: That we have to stop thinking of violence against women as a women’s issue. He urges men to look at the various institutions in society that help produce violent behavior, and to become leaders in calling out behavior that’s entwined with violence against women.

We asked Katz to compile a list of resources for those invigorated by the conversation on how we can shift cultural norms, as well as for those who want more…

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  1. Pingback: What men can do to end sexual violence against women . . .Some great resources to educate & empower you to be a better man. :) | heartbroken777

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