Men and boys are central to the prevention of violence against women and girls. Their commitment to never condone or perpetrate gender based violence is transformative. This page offers inspiring case studies of men working to end violence and resources for those working towards a safe and just world.
The Men’s Nonviolence Project
From catchy public services announcements to the latest research findings, this website provides essential tools to groups and individuals interested in mobilizing men to prevent violence.
The Men’s Nonviolence Project Listerv is an interactive forum where members are share information about upcoming events and discuss the challenging issues that emerge in their work to engage men.
This website helps parents identify the small steps they can take every day to help their children have a successful future.
National Latino Fatherhood and Family Institute
NLFFI specializes in working with the Latin@ community and identifies cultural strengths and traditions that can improve the father / child relationship.
Fathering after violence
This webpage contains DVDs, research and tools for individuals working with men who use violence in the home.
Fathering After Violence Curriculum Guidelines
Essential support in working with batterer intervention programs will help men relate to their children in positive ways.
Addressing Fatherhood with Men Who Batter
This curriculum for purchase is designed as a supplementary curriculum for Batterer Intervention and Prevention Programs.
Men Stopping Violence
MSV works to dismantle belief systems, social structures and institutional practices that oppress women and children and dehumanize men themselves. Site includes an array of articles and perspectives to contradict oppressive social norms.
National Compadres Network
This network incorporates Latino cultural protective factors to engage men in addressing many social issues, including violence against women.
Promundo’s mission is to promote caring, non-violent and equitable masculinities and gender relations in Brazil and internationally by conducting research to build the knowledge base on masculinities and gender equality; developing, evaluating and scaling up gender transformative interventions and policies; and carrying out national and international advocacy to achieve gender equality and social justice.
Coaching Boys into Men
CBIM is an evidence based curriculum available for free that builds on the coach/athlete relationship and helps coaches talk to athletes about gender respect. For support on implementing the program in your home community in Texas email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Men Care is a global fatherhood campaign that promotes men as fathers and caregivers as a means to prevent gender based violence. It provides materials, policy recommendations and research in this area.
Programs and Curricula
Program H is a comprehensive program that addresses the complexities of men’s lives as a way to promote an end to gender based violence.
Paul Kivel is an author, activist and educator with many years of experience in working with men and boys to end violence. His site offers resources, insights, and creative exercises.
Toolkit for Working with Men and Boys
Wrestling with Manhood
Wrestling with Manhood is the first educational program to pay attention to the enormous popularity of professional wrestling among male youth, addressing its relationship to real-life violence.
Hip Hop Beyond Beats and Rhymes
This documentary offers a riveting examination of masculinity, sexism and homophobia in hip-hop culture.
Minimizing the Damage – Male Accountability in Stopping Men’s Violence Against Women
This article by Ben Atherton explores how men can maintain accountability to women. “I believe it is my gender’s responsibility to step up and confront the violence that our gender perpetrates.”
Fathering After Violence: Working with Abusive Fathers in Supervised Visitation
This article was written in a collaboration among several activists, practitioners and thinkers.