Domestic violence (DV) occurs within the context of a family’s daily life, which is deeply affected by numerous factors including personal, familial, cultural, and socio-political issues. Although researchers have investigated the relationship between certain variables, they haven’t yet isolated a single variable that “causes” DV. Rather, researchers have learned that DV is a very complex […]
Category Archives: Engaging Men
Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network is proud to announce its publication of the Te Invito Facilitator’s Guide. This facilitator’s guide was created to serve as a helpful manual for advocates, community leaders, service providers, counselors, parents, and those who work with men involved with domestic violence to help steer the men they work with […]
This information about how men and boys can become allies to women and girls is part of Te Invito‘s Engaging Men and Boys Toolkit, a collection of resources and materials for individuals and organizations to increase awareness and engage Latino men and boys in preventing domestic violence. Access the campaign at teinvito.org. Being an ally […]
Please note this entry contains language and material that might be triggering for some readers. I learned how to become a “man” from what I saw on TV, magazines, and from the group of teenage guys I hung out with. I grew up without my father for most part of my adolescent years, therefore, I […]
In preparation for Father’s Day, the DECIMOS NO MÁS campaign is having a social media giveaway to honor fathers across the country who embody the qualities of a hero: generosity, compassion, and support. We believe in the strength between fathers and their children, and we want to honor that this month. To nominate your dad […]
The DECIMOS NO MÁS campaign puts the power to end domestic violence and sexual assault in the hands of the community by providing resources and tools that help shape our children and youth into conscientious adults.
During Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, it is important to recognize the roles that adults, including men, can play in teaching youth how to engage in healthy relationships. Below is a segment taken from Te Invito, Casa de Esperanza’s toolkit to engage Latino men in preventing domestic violence.
This post was originally published by NO MORE on November 24, 2015. Actor Danny Pino starred as Detective Nick Amaro on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit for four seasons. We spoke with him about SVU diehards, talking to his children about sexual assault and domestic violence, and Decimos NO MÁS, a new national awareness campaign engaging […]
By Robert de León Please note this entry contains language and material that might be triggering for some readers April is designated as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and for many of us in the prevention world, it’s also known as Sexual Assault Awareness Prevention Month (SAAPM). At 34, I understand now the importance of […]
Sexual violence is an issue that impacts the lives of boys and men as well as women and girls in all communities. Unwanted and abusive sexual experiences in childhood affect 1 in 6 men across categories defined by race, class, ethnicity, sexual orientation, culture, religion and other characteristics and traits. As part of the activities to […]