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Wellington: Family violence It's not OK campaign,2013.
Booklet - 20 p. & electronic document (24 p.); PDF
Copies from the It's not OK campaign website -
This New Zealand booklet aimed at a general audience describes key actions someone can take if they suspect a friend or family member is living with violence...
Books, Reports and Journal articles
Battered women, their children, and international law : the unintended consequences of the Hague Child Abduction Convention
by Taryn Lindhorst and Jeffrey L. Edleson. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2012.
Book - 258 p
Northeastern series on gender, crime, and law
Ending a bad personal relationship is extremely complicated when the relationship is transnational. Women whose partners are abusive often turn to family members for assistance. When this means leaving one nation for another with one's children, Hague Convention (1980) international treaties come into play... Read more
Becoming ethical : a parallel, political journey with men who have abused
by Alan Jenkins. Dorset [England] : Russell House Publishing, 2009.
Book - 187 p.
This book is a practical guide for anyone who works in the field of intervention with men who have engaged in violence or sexual abuse towards partners and family members ... Read more
Family violence and men of color : healing the wounded male spirit
by Ricardo Carrillo, Jerry Tello, editors. 2nd ed. New York: Springer Pub. Co., 2008.
Book - 229 p.
Springer series, focus on men
This book contains chapters on approaches to the prevention of and intervention in domestic violence in Latino, African-American, American-Indian, Māori and Asian cultures. Includes Chapter 7 - He Waka Tapu; working together for the well-being of family... Read more
One-year follow-up of a coach-delivered dating violence prevention program : a cluster randomized controlled trial
by Elizabeth Miller et al.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2013, 45(1)
Journal article - 5 p. - Elsevier Inc., 2013
Summary: This 12-month follow-up of a cluster randomised controlled trial (RCT) examined the longer-term effectiveness of Coaching Boys Into Men, a dating violence prevention program... Read more
Understanding the statistics about male violence against women
by Donna Chung. White Ribbon Australia, 2013.
Short paper - electronic document (12 p.); PDF
This paper provides a close examination of three key questions about the statistics concerning male violence against women... Read more
Video (on Youtube)
Violence & silence
by Jackson Katz. San Francisco, Calif. : TEDxFiDiWomen, 2011
Video recording - online: 19.07 mins.
In this video, Jackson Katz, founder of the US Mentors of Violence Prevention (MVP) programme speaks about men's role in preventing gender violence. He discusses men's responsibility to challenge peer cultures ...
Global and regional estimates of violence against women : prevalence and health effects of intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual violence This report was written by Claudia García-Moreno et al.
Geneva, Switz.: World Health Organization, 2013.
Report - electronic document (60 p.); PDF
This report presents the first global systematic review and synthesis of the body of scientific data on the prevalence of two forms of violence against women - intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual violence... Read more
Handbook for the Readiness Assessment for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment (RAP-CM) Geneva, Switz.: World Health Organization, 2013.
Report - electronic document (21 p.); PDF
The Readiness Assessment for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment (RAP-CM) is a method to assess how "ready" a country, province, or community is to implement evidence-based child maltreatment prevention programmes on a large scale... Read more
Prevalence and risk of violence against adults with disabilities : a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies
by Karen Hughes, Mark A Bellis, Lisa Jones, Sara Wood, Geoff Bates, Lindsay Eckley, Ellie McCoy, Christopher Mikton, Tom Shakespeare, Alana Officer.
The Lancet, 2012, 379: 1621-1629
Journal article - electronic document (30 p.); PDF
This systematic review on violence against adults with disabilities found that overall disabled adults are 1.5 times more likely to be a victim of violence than those without a disability, while those with mental health conditions are at nearly four times the risk... Read more
Responding to intimate partner violence and sexual violence against women : WHO clinical and policy guidelines
Geneva, Switz.: World Health Organization, 2013. Guidelines - electronic document (68 p.); PDF
With these guidelines WHO aims to equip healthcare providers with evidence-based guidance as to how to respond to intimate partner violence and sexual violence against women. They also provide advice for policy makers, encouraging better coordination and funding...
Violence against women : the health sector responds
Geneva, Switz.: World Health Organization, 2013.- Infographic - electronic document (8 p.); PDF
Summary: This infographic, launched in the context of the 66th World Health Assembly, highlights facts and figures on the extent and severe health and social consequences of intimate partner and sexual violence... Read more